Samsung announced today the five grand prize winners in its nationwide Solve for Tomorrow contest, a competition to raise enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education among U.S. public school students. The five grand prize winners are:
- Franklin High School,Los Angeles, CA http://tinyb.it/1D52C1EBC8AD
- Leewood K-8 Center, Miami, FL http://tinyb.it/5052C1ED3E14
- Forestview Middle School, Baxter, MN http://tinyb.it/5852C306FBA
- Arrowhead Park Early College, Las Cruces, NM http://tinyb.it/152C1F6680E
- MS 88/Peter Rouget Middle School, Brooklyn, NYhttp://tinyb.it/3D52C1F98CBA
Each of the five winning schools receive more than $100,000 in technology products such as smart boards, LED TVs, and laptops.
All five winners will be honored in a special Washington, D.C. ceremony on April 17. As part of their prize package, the five winning schools also have the option to host a community e-waste recycling day through Samsung Recycling Direct, an e-waste program which has recycled more than 250 million pounds of electronic waste in the United States since the 2008.
The 15 finalist videos can be seen at www.samsung.com/solvefortomorrow.