Awards Archive

Pioneers Advance In Regional Girls Tennis

From Southeast Iowa Radio News-- The Maharishi School girls rolled over Holy Trinity Catholic 5-1 in Class 1A regional final team tennis at Fort Madison Saturday. Winning in singles to wrap it up were Minna Mohammadi at one plus 3 through 6 with Sophia Medvedeva, Pearl Sawhney, Dia Huggins and Alina Knight. The 12 and 0... Read More »

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Pioneers’ Johnson Makes Mark in Long Jump

By Michael Leach, Ledger sports editor | May 18, 2012--DES MOINES — Maharishi School’s Essa Johnson barely missed out on a medal last season, but the senior wasn’t about the leave Drake empty-handed again. Johnson, who finished ninth in the Class 1A long jump last season, had a best mark of 16-feet, 7-inches in the same... Read More »

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Minna Mohammadi Recognized By Governor

Minna Mohammadi was recognized by Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kimberly Reynolds for outstanding academic achievement at the 10th Annual Governor’s Scholar Recognition Ceremony April 29 at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines. The statewide program, sponsored by the Iowa Governor’s Office, Iowa High School Athletic Association and its title sponsor, the Iowa Farm Bureau... Read More »

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Under the Legendary Coach Eyre, Pioneers Win 18th District Championship in 25 Seasons

The Pioneers won their 18th district championship in 25 seasons on Thursday. Senior, Thomas Weiss, now a four-time state qualifier, and freshman Sam Stickels won four straight matches on their way to the district doubles championship, blasting Keokuk juniors Gabe Vandenberg and Dan Williams 6-2, 6-1 in the finals. Senior, Sam Arsanjani won three matches and... Read More »

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Pioneers’ DeAngelis Qualifies for District Meet

From the Fairfield Ledger -- NEW LONDON — Maharishi School senior Paul DeAngelis extended his season with a fourth-place individual finish at the Class 1A sectional meet in New London Friday. DeAngelis shot an 82 on Deerwood Country Club’s golf course and will continue his season at the district tournament scheduled Thursday at Pleasant Valley Golf... Read More »

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Arsanjani Leads Pioneer Boys to Tourney Title

from the Fairfield Ledger -- The Maharishi School boys’ tennis team rode senior Sam Arsanjani’s coattails to victory Saturday at its own Pioneer Invitational. Arsanjani won 48 of 52 games played in No. 1 singles action to capture the title. The senior Pioneer’s wide wargin of victory gave Maharishi School the cushion it needed to fend... Read More »

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Student Problem Solvers Especially Creative at State DestiNation ImagiNation Tournament

Maharishi School’s DestiNation ImagiNation teams were hugely successful at the state creative problem-solving tournament in Ames on Saturday April 14. Six of the eight teams received the highest points and qualified for the international competition which will take place at the University of Tennessee Knoxville campus May 23-26. The high school level girls’ team was honored... Read More »

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Sawhney Siblings Successful in Science

On Friday and Saturday, March 30th and 31st, Surya and Pearl Sawhney competed in the State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa (SSTFI) held in Ames, Iowa. They again took top prizes for their research project entitled "Obesity and Diet: Exploring Solutions for a Healthy Lifestyle." The team placed first in Senior High Team Seminar, first... Read More »

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Maharishi School Poised For Another Final Four Run

From Fairfield Ledger --  Michael Leach--  Photo Carson Tigges / Ledger Archive --Mar 23, 2012  Only so many constants exist in sports, and over the past 25 years Maharishi School has staked its claim to one of them. As surely as the Chicago Cubs won’t win the World Series and the Duke Blue Devils will earn... Read More »

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First Place at Eastern Iowa Science & Engineering Fair

Pearl Sawhney, senior, and Surya Sawhney, sophomore, won first place and an “Outstanding Achievement” award in the Senior Division at the Eastern Iowa Science & Engineering Fair in Cedar Rapids on March 17th. This just weeks after their first place win at the Iowa Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. Their research is entitled "Obesity and Diet:... Read More »

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