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Samsung Kicks Off K-12 ‘Return on Intelligence’ Gift Programs

Samsung Kicks Off K-12 ‘Return on Intelligence’ Gift Programs

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Ridgefield Park, New Jersey (February 7, 2012) – Samsung Techwin America’s Electronic Imaging Division (www.samsungpresenterusa.com), a leader in document camera technology, today announced the Samsung K-12 ‘Return on Intelligence’ Gift Programs. “We are offering three gift programs that we believe will help boost the skills and knowledge of K-12 students across the country,” said Richard Bellomy, V.P. of Sales for Samsung Techwin’s Electronic Imaging Division. “It is our way of investing in the young minds to help them grow and learn using today’s digital technology.” Visit www.samsungk-12.com to learn more about the Samsung Grant, Scholarship, and Superhero programs. Grant Program: Teachers can enter to win one of fifty (50) SAMCAM 860 document cameras for use in their school by writing 100 words or less on how the SAMCAM 860, with superior low-light capability, will be used in their classroom. The grant program will provide the document cameras to worthy schools based on need and utilization. The deadline for submissions is May 1, 2012. www.samsunggrants.com. Scholarship Program: Ten (10) high school students have the opportunity to each earn $1,000 scholarships by writing up to a 300 word essay answering the question ‘How will technology enable the collaboration process in the future?’ The essays will be judged on original thinking, relevance to the real world, and the writing quality. The deadline for submissions is May 31, 2012. www.samsungscholarship.com. Superhero Program: There are three Superhero Program competitions for the year (Winter, Spring, Fall) and each student who wins gets $500 and their class receives a SAMCAM 860 document camera. It is a fun competition encouraging students to discover themselves while preparing a 1-3 minute digital video with them portraying their favorite historical character. Deadlines for entries are March 31, 2012 (Winter), June 30, 2012 (Spring), and November 30, 2012 (Fall). www.samsungsuperhero.com. More details about all three ‘Return On Intelligence’ Gift Programs can be found at www.samsungk-12.com. 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 www.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. www.samsungpresenterusa.com.

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