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?"
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.