Maharishi School Students Win Top Award at Iowa State Science and Engineering Fair

Seven high school students from Maharishi School, Fairfield attended the Iowa State Science and Engineering Fair on March 28 at the Iowa State University in Ames.
  • Pandora Wadsworth and Yogita Singh's project, “A Study on Ozone in a Small Midwestern Town” won the Grand Champion Trophy.
  • First place went to Atreya Day (Biochemistry) and Raph Burne (Engineering).
  • Minna Mohammadi won 2nd place in Biochemistry.
  • Third place went to Pearl Sawhney (Medicine and Health Science) and Dominic Borg (Cellular & Molecular Biology). The V.O Hasek award, given each year to honor the teacher of the Senior Champions school, was presented to their teacher, Dr. Mousumi Dey.
  • Pandora, Yogita, and Raph were invited as finalists to the International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) on May 10-16 in Reno, Nevada. This opportunity is only awarded to three teams and three individuals from Iowa each year. Only 1,500 students from around the world are ever invited as finalists to the Intel ISEF. Attendees have the opportunity to meet International Nobel Peace Prize nominees, corporate leaders in the science and technology sectors and notable educators.