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    3:26 PM, Feb 15, 2013   |    comments
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    HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (KTHV) - The Hot Springs High School EAST program has advanced to the final round of the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow competition. The competition consists of students creating a video showing how they are using today's technology to solve tomorrow's problems.

    As a finalist the Hot Springs EAST program will be awarded $40,000 in technology from Samsung and Adobe. As a finalist the Hot Springs EAST program is also eligible for one of five $110,000 technology awards, one of these awards being the "people's choice award".

    The people's choice award is awarded to the video that gains the most votes on Samsung's solve for tomorrow website. To help the Hot Springs EAST program win the $110,000 award package you can vote daily through March 4 at the following website. www.samsung.com/solvefortomorrow

    Quick Facts:

    • There were 1,600 in the competition nationally
    • Hot Springs High School EAST program is one of 15 finalists being awarded $40,000 in technology
    • Projects displayed in the video submission consist of a student built 3d printer and work done via a partnership with the City of Hot Springs and American LIDAR.
    • Project focus consists of students attempting to solve flooding problems in the Hot Springs area by using laser scanning technology paired with their newly created 3d printing technology to look at surveying data in a whole new way

    (Source: Hot Springs School District)

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