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GRRL Tech Participant Offered Full Tuition Four-Year Scholarship to Roger Williams University
Date:3/6/2009

Expo Concludes with Announcement of RWU Scholarship Award to Middletown High School Sophomore

BRISTOL, R.I., March 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of an ongoing commitment of encouraging young women to pursue careers in science and technology, Roger Williams University today announced a full-scholarship award for one participant during the 2009 GRRL Tech expo being hosted on campus.

Mersina Simanski, sophomore at Middletown High School, was presented today with a scholarship that will cover full tuition for four years of study at Roger Williams University. In addition, Ms. Simanski will also receive $1,000 annually to purchase textbooks. Ms. Simanski's scholarship application and essay was chosen as the most meritorious from over 60 reviewed by the Tech Collective GRRL Tech committee.

"In order to improve the current economic conditions, we must first invest in our future," said University President, Roy Nirschel. "Encouraging young women to pursue science and mathematics as a career course will help ensure the vitality of Rhode Island's economy and our nation as a whole."

In its fourth year at Roger Williams University, the 2009 GRRL Tech expo matched over 430 local high school girls with RWU faculty members and female professionals from Amgen, Atrion Networking Corporation, Epivax, Inc., Hasbro, IBM and other local organizations for workshops and presentations that promoted STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education and careers.

"Encouraging girls to consider science and technology as a future career option will help strengthen Rhode Island's technology industry," said JoAnn Johnson, manager of youth and education programs for the Tech Collective. "Today, one in every four technology professionals is a woman. Through dynamic workshops and with the support of local industry and academic settings, such as RWU, GRRL T
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