Ridgefield Park, New Jersey (June 18, 2013) – Samsung Techwin America’s Electronic Imaging Division (samsungpresenterusa.com), a leader in document camera technology, today announced the five high school students who have each won $1,000 scholarships from Samsung Techwin by answering the question – What do you think about technology advancements and how they will change the way we learn in the future? “I am so impressed with the level of intelligence and creativity in the entries we received,” said Richard Bellomy, V.P. of Sales for Samsung Techwin’s Electronic Imaging Division. “The common theme illustrated the importance of technology in the classroom, and the anticipation and excitement for the technology of our future.”
The papers were judged on original thinking, relevance to the real world, and writing quality. One winning essay theorizes that because today’s technology has mastered computations, it enables humans to further develop where they excel, in creativity and innovation. Another speaks about the value of technology and the positive impact it has made within education on people with special needs, balancing the classroom setting. One student compared school to playing a video game. These are just a few topics that show the inspiration and imagination behind this year’s entries. Please visit samsungscholarship.com to read the 2013 winning essays.
Winners, Teachers, High School, Location
Aleksandr Kagan, Mr. Rangel, Gateway HS, San Francisco, CA
Marc Hosecloth, Julie Harrison, Eagle’s Landing HS, McDonough, GA
Marc Robert Wong, Jean-Pierre Nagy, International HS, San Francisco, CA
Micaela Saathoff, Ericca Thornhill, Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic, Columbia, MO
Samantha Burns, Lorie Cox, Lely HS, Naples, FL
“Thank you to everyone who participated and congratulations to our winners,” added Bellomy.
For more information about Samsung Techwin America’s Electronic Imaging Division and its full line of affordable and innovative document cameras, call 877-213-1222, ext. 3306 or go to samsungpresenterusa.com.
About Samsung Techwin America – Electronic Imaging Division
Samsung Techwin America is a market leader in document cameras for use in the education sector, ranging from K-12 to universities, courtroom applications, as well as numerous Fortune 500 companies. Every Samsung document camera provides the quality and innovation that has built the Samsung name─ quality optics, a robust feature set, a wealth of user-friendly features, and state-of-the-art digital imaging technology. Additionally Samsung Techwin markets a full line of security products under the CCTV Division. Samsung Techwin America is the U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Techwin Co., Ltd. in Sungnam Kyungki-Do, Korea. Samsung is the world’s 11th largest company. samsungpresenterusa.com.
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