Samsung Techwin America’s Electronic Imaging Division (samsungpresenterusa.com), a leader in document camera technology, today announced the 2013 Samsung K-12 ‘Return on Intelligence’ Gift Programs. “Our intent with these programs is to help raise the knowledge level of K12 students across the country and ultimately help them be successful in their scholastic pursuits,” said Richard Bellomy, V.P. of Sales for Samsung Techwin’s Electronic Imaging Division. “It is our way of investing in the young minds of our youth and to help them grow and learn using today’s digital technology.” Visit samsungk-12.com to learn more about the Samsung Grant, Scholarship, and Superhero programs.
There are two Superhero Program competitions for the year (Winter/Spring and Summer/Fall) and each student who wins gets $500 and their class receives a SAMCAM 760 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 May 31, 2013 (Winter/Spring) and November 30, 2013 (Summer/Fall). samsungsuperhero.com.
Five (5) high school students have the opportunity to each earn $1,000 scholarships by writing up to a 300 word essay answering the question ‘What do you think about technology advancements and how they will change the way we learn in the future? Is it for the better?’ The essays will be judged on original thinking, relevance to the real world, and the writing quality. The deadline for submissions is May 15, 2013. samsungscholarship.com.
Teachers can enter to win one of ten (10) SAMCAM 760 document cameras for use in their school by writing a fun lesson plan, in 100 words or less, using the SAMCAM 760. Applications will be reviewed by an independent panel of judges. The top 20 finalists will be notified and asked to submit a video showing their lesson plan in the classroom with the SAMCAM 760. Ten winners will then be chosen based on their final video submission. The deadline for submissions is May 1, 2013 and the deadline for video finalist submissions is May 17, 2013. samsunggrants.com. More details about all three ‘Return On Intelligence’ Gift Programs can be found at 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.