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MHS students compete at Science and Tech Fair of Iowa

April 9, 2013

Six Marshalltown High School students competed at the Science and Technology Fair of Iowa April 5 at Iowa State University's Hilton Coliseum, garnering numerous accolades and honors.

Ben Anzis placed first in the Mathematics category and won the Mu Alpha Theta Special Award for his project: "On the Sum of Integers Raised to a Positive Integer Power: Part II"

Adam Willman earned an Honorable Mention in the Microbiology category as well as a $500 scholarship for ISU's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. His project was titled: "Do Natural Spices and Preservatives Have Antibiotic Properties?"

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Marshalltown High School senior, Ben Anzis, is pictured with his first place winning project, “On the Sum of Integers Raised to a Positive Integer Power: Part II.”

Sumeet Panchal and Ashley Harris earned Honorable Mention in the Energy and Transportation category for their project: "What Waste Product Yields the Most Ethanol?"

Riley Faircloth and Kierra Carbajal also competed in the Behavioral and Social Sciences Category. Their project was titled: "The Effects of Music on Gaming Induced Stress"

"We had outstanding results in a very competitive field," said Susan Fritzell, MHS Extended Learning Program teacher.



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