MHS students compete at Science and Tech Fair of Iowa

Six Marshalltown High School students competed at the Science and Technology Fair of Iowa Friday, 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?”

Sumeet Panchal and AshleyHarris 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.