List of competitions won by Maharishi School of Age of Enlightenment
The State of Iowa has the highest average education level in the whole of the U.S. Winning a State Competition against 391 other high school is therefore anything but easy. Nevertheless the Maharishi School has won more than 120 of such competitions over the last 15 years, as well as some national and even global competitions.
Creativity: 56x state championships won in “creative problem solving” competitions, such as Destination ImagiNation and Odyssey of the Mind. (record in Iowa)
World record: 4x Destination ImagiNation wereldfinales won, and more listings in the top 10 than any other school in the world.
Mathematics: 4 years in a row first place in the American High School Math Exam, Iowa
History: 5x Iowa State History Fair, Senior Division won
Science: 10x senior division of the Eastern Iowa or Hawkeye state science fairs won
8x grand champion awards in junior division of the Eastern Iowa Science and Engineering Fair
Electronics: 1x Tech Challenge Iowa in robotics won.
Spelling : 2x Iowa state spelling bee won
Performance and theater: 15x Critic’s Choice State Banner Awards for speech. (record in Iowa)
National Champion: Bravo Cable Channel High School Theater Competition
Arts: 3x in a row National Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery,” won (record in Iowa)
Poetry: 1x Iowa Poetry Association’s high school contest won
Writing: 1x Iowa “Young Writer of the Year” award
Chess:1x Iowa Junior Chess Championship
Photography:1x Iowa Educational Media Association won
International champion: Photo Imaging Education
Tennis: 16x boys state tennis championships won
1x girls state singles tennis won
Tennis Triple Crown (boys, girls, double) 2 years in a row won (record in Iowa)
Sprint: 800 meter sprinting time boys, record time in Iowa.
Golf: 2x state championship won (team and individual)