Summary of Achievements

Achievements from 2012 - 2013 School Year

1 National Merit Semifinalist and Finalist


1 Governor Scholar Award


Eastern Iowa Science and Engineering Fair:

  • Junior Teams Class I
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin 2013 Taking the Pulse of the Planet Award, for research demonstrating the principles and technical innovations that offer the greatest potential for an improved understanding of Earth's dynamic processes.
  • American Meteorological Society: Outstanding Achievement
  • A nomination to compete in the Broadcom MASTERS for outstanding performance at an SSP - Affiliated Fair
  • 2 Senior Level Class II awards
  • Cedar Valley Amateur Radio Club / Collins Amateur Radio Club: Outstanding Achievement
  • National Society of Professional Engineers: Innovative Engineering
  • US Air Force: Outstanding Achievement

Destination Imagination:

State Destination Imagination Competition

  • 8 first place finishes, 2 second place

Iowa High School Speech Association Competition:

Selected to perform at the Iowa High School Speech Association All-State Festival:

  • One Act Play: The Elephant Man
  • Choral Reading: Dream Song

Iowa State Boys Tennis Competition:

  • 3rd place State Class A1 singles tennis
  • 3rd place State Class A1 doubles tennis


  • Runner-up Meet Medalist at Golf Southeast Iowa Super Conference

Achievements from 2011 - 2012 School Year

State Science Awards:

Destination ImagiNation:

State Destination ImagiNation:

International Destination ImagiNation:

Iowa High School Speech Association Competition:


National MathCounts Competition:

Iowa State Boys Tennis Competition:

Iowa State Girls Tennis Competition:

Girls Track Team:


Achievements During Maharishi School's 30-year History

University Admissions

17 National Merit® Scholars (highest academic honor for top 1% of national entrants)

  • Twice the national average over the last 30 years
  • Over 100 Finalists, Semifinalists, and Commended Scholars



Destination ImagiNation (international creative problem-solving competition)

Speech (Drama)

Visual Arts




  • Two boys state champions (individual and team)

Track and Field

  • Track and Field: Two boys state champions (long jump and 800 meters)


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NOTE: The state of Iowa has a population of 3 million with 500,000 students and over 400 high schools. Each year national college admission test scores of Iowa’s seniors rank Iowa in the top three of the United States.

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