State Science Fair 2009 Awards

Over 40 schools were represented by over 400 projects from 6th-12th grade students who received over $70,000.00 in prizes & scholarships. Maharishi School had 7 participants who won much of the top awards, including 3 out of the 9 students from Iowa going on to the (all expenses paid) Intel International Science Fair for one week in Reno, Nevada this May.

INTEL International Fair Trip – Raph Burne


Senior High Category Awards: $75.00, Rosette, medallion

  • 1st Place Eng. – Raph Burne
  • 1st Place Biochemistry – Atreya Dey
  • 1st Place Earth Sciences – Yogita Singh & Pandy Wadsworth
  • 2nd place Biochemistry – Minna Mohammadi - $50.00 + Rosette
  • 3rd Place Cell & molecular biology – Dominic Borg
  • 3rd Place in Medicine & health – Pearl Sawhney
Grand Awards:

  • 2nd Place – Raph Burne - $800.00 Champion Overall Rosette & Trophy
  • 1st Place – Senior High Team – Yogita Singh & Pandy Wadsworth – Grand Champion - $1000.00 split between the two, medallion, trophy

Seminar Awards:

  • 2nd Place – Individual, Physical – Raph Burne - $75.00, medallion, trophy, certificate
  • 2nd Place- Senior High Team – Yogita Singh & Pandy Wadsworth - $75.00 (to be split) medallion, trophy, certificate
  • 4th Place – Individual, physical – Atreya Dey - $35.00, medallion, certificate
  • 6th Place – Individual, biological – Pearl Sawhney – certificate

Scholarships:

Iowa State University College of Human Services – Pearl Sawhney - $500.00

Special Awards:

  • Iowa Junior Academy of Science: Award of Excellence –Raph Burne -$100.00
  • Iowa Junior Academy Of Science – STEM involvement Awards
Raph Burne
Atreya Dey
Pearl Sawhney
Minna Mohammadi
Dominic Borg
  • Iowa State University Program for Women in Science & Engineering: $20 gift card
Minna Mohammadi
  • United States Department of health & Human Services – Pearl Sawhney
  • United States Navy/ Marine Corps – Atreya Dey, $50.00, certificate, medallion
  • United States Army - Raph Burne $50.00 Savings Bond, certificate
  • United States Air Force – Raph Burne MP3 player, backpack, certificate
  • National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration – Pandy Wadsworth & Yogita Singh, certificate
  • Incentive Prize Student – Surya Sawhney – Ipod nano , certificate
  • Incentive Prize – teacher – Dr. Mousumi Dey $30.00 gift card