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Maharishi School students win top honors
by Maharishi University of Management, Iowa, USA, Achievements
12 April 2010

Science Team Honored in National Science Competition
Three Maharishi School students won honorable mention for their project about breast cancer detection in a national science competition that had 4,550 project entries submitted online. The award places the team’s project among the top 10% of all entries.

Now in its 18th year, Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision is a science competition that encourages K-12 students to create and explore a vision of future technology by combining their imaginations with the tools of science.

The team, Pearl Sawhney, Minna Mohammadi, and Yogita Singh, explored an innovative alternative breast cancer detection and treatment method using nanorobotics (microscopic robots).

“These students were very dedicated and focused,” said science teacher and team sponsor Mousumi Dey, M.D.

Math Team Earns Second in Math Competition
A Maharishi School math team recently won second place at the Mathcounts chapter-level competition in Ottumwa, Iowa, competing with about 50 middle school students from Southeast Iowa.

Students on the team were Vinit Suganur, Avery Travis, Mickey DeAngelis, and Avery Mullenneaux. The alternates were Kadie Roberts and Jacqueline Leete.

Vinit Suganur will represent Maharishi School at the State Competition in Des Moines on March 26. The students are coached by math teacher Barbara Hays.

Top Awards at the annual Iowa High School Speech Association All-State Festival
Essa Johnson won won the Critic’s Choice banner, the top award, in the Solo Mime category. The Girls Acting Ensemble and the Boys Readers Theater received honorable mention. See Excellence in Action article from March 11th for details.

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