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Congratulations to our 2011 Winners!

On behalf of Samsung, it is my honor to announce the winners of our 2011 Scholarship Essay competition on the topic of‘‘Is technology critical to a live presentation? Or is technology just a crutch?’’. The quality of the compositions we received was impressive. We found the essays to be persuasively crafted, filled with originality and infused with the indomitable spirit that is indicative of our youth. I would like to congratulate the ten winners and thank everyone who participated.

Richard Bellomy
VP Sales & Marketing

Presented below are the winners, each to receive a $1,000 educational scholarship from Samsung.

  • Sam Blitz
  • John Fuller
  • Colin Jacobsen
  • Amelia Ricketts
  • Jaclyn Nguyen
  • Karla Diaz-Hernandez
  • Alexa Suess
  • Joshua Yang
  • Natalie Roy
  • Garrett Montague

  • Kate Crowe
  • Sharon Gdaniec
  • Mary Dahle
  • Marylou Odonnell
  • Alberto Halos
  • Paige Wells
  • Mr. LaSalle
  • Ms. Lauriann Stanley
  • Michael Walsh
  • Stacy Haines-Mayne

High School
  • Jess Schwartz Academy
  • Seneca High School
  • White Bear Lake Area
  • Plainview-Old Bethpage
  • Westchester Academy
  • Tift County
  • Greenport High School
  • University City
  • Franklin High School
  • Chariho Regional

  • Scottsdale, AZ
  • Wattsburg, PA
  • White Bear Lake, MN
  • Plainview, NY
  • Houston, TX
  • Tifton, GA
  • Greenport, NY
  • San Diego, CA
  • Franklin, MA
  • Wood River Junction, RI