CDW Government LLC (CDW-G) and Discovery Education have announced the winners in the 2011 Win a Wireless Lab Sweepstakes. The 2011 sweepstakes awarded nearly $200,000 in customized classroom technologies to 53 schools nationwide.
Grand prize winners Piner Elementary School (Morning View, Ky.), Spaulding School (Gurnee, Ill.) and St. Veronica Catholic School (Chantilly, Va.) each won one of three state-of-the-art 21st-century classrooms, which include notebook computers or tablet PCs, an interactive whiteboard, a student response system, a projector, a document camera and more.
CDW-G and Discovery Education received more than 600,000 entries from all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Of those, nearly 7,000 unique entries came via Twitter - the second year that entry method was available.
Each grand prize winner will receive a 21st-century classroom valued at approximately $43,000, including:
Ø $5,000 Discovery Education digital media grant
Ø Customized package of at least 20 notebook computers or tablet PCs from HP, Lenovo or Toshiba
Ø 3 wireless access points from Cisco, D-Link or HP
Ø 1 mobile cart from Bretford
Ø 1 interactive whiteboard from PolyVision
Ø 20 student response devices from Qwizdom
Ø 1 video projector from Epson
Ø 1 document camera from AVerMedia
Ø 1 laser jet or ink jet printer from Epson, HP or Xerox
Ø 1 digital camcorder from Sony
For a full list of prizes, please visit http://cdwg.discoveryeducation.com/wawl/prizes/. The full list of winners is available at http://cdwg.discoveryeducation.com.
Source: CDW-G, www.cdwg.com/k12