Samsung Techwin America’s Electronic Imaging Division (www.samsungpresenterusa.com) today announced the ten high school students who each earned $1,000 scholarships in the company's 2011 Scholarship Essay competition.
Students were asked to submit up to a 300 word essay answering the question “Is technology critical to a live presentation? Or is it just a crutch?” The papers were judged on original thinking, relevance to the real world, and writing quality.
The ten winners for 2011 are:
Sam Blitz, Jess Schwartz Academy (Scottsdale, AZ)
John Fuller, Seneca High School (Wattsburg, PA)
Colin Jacobsen, White Bear Lake Area (White Bear Lake, MN)
Amelia Ricketts, Plainview-Old Bethpage (Plainview, NY)
Jaclyn Nguyen, Westchester Academy (Houston, TX)
Karla Dia-Hernande,z Tift County (Tifton, GA)
Alexa Suess, Greenport High School (Greenport, NY)
Joshua Yang, University City (San Diego, CA)
Natalie Roy, Franklin High School (Franklin, MA)
Garrett Montague, Chariho Regional (Wood River Junction, RI)
Visit www.samsungscholarship.com to view all of the winning essays and to register for the 2012 competition.