Solve for Tomorrow Awards
|Senator John McCain with students and teachers from Desert Wind Middle School (in Maricopa, AZ). The students were honored for their project about improving local air quality.|
Samsung announced the following winners of its Solve for Tomorrow contest, a
competition to raise enthusiasm for STEM education among U.S. public school
* Students from Jefferson Township Middle School of Oak Ridge, NJ, were honored
for their project focused on bringing awareness to an issue with invasive plants
and animals in their local lakes, and an idea for a mobile app that would help the
community protect and preserve its lakes.
* Students and teachers from Desert Wind Middle School of Maricopa, AZ were
honored for their project about improving local air quality.
* Students and teachers from Schoharie High School of Schoharie, NY, were
honored for their project about restoring soil quality for local farms after a major
flood in 2011.
Each of the winning schools received $100,000 worth of technology for their projects.