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

Association competition


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)