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George Washington Carver Middle School a National Finalist in Technology Contest

Voting for the People's Choice Award winner ends March 13

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    South Florida’s George Washington Carver Middle School will be receiving a $35,000 grant in technology and is a national finalist to win a $140,000 technology prize package from Samsung’s Solve for Tomorrow Contest.

    Two students and a teacher became finalists by developing a way to use scientific evidence to spur  public action around the city of Miami's former garbage incinerator, Old Smokey, a news release said.

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    Students will also receive a free trip to travel to SXSWedu to speak with Bill Rancic and a panel of judges from Harvard University.

    In an effort to win a $140,000 technology prize package, students need assistance from the public by getting their votes for their school. Voting for the People's Choice Award winner ends March 13.

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    Winners will also travel to Washington D.C. to meet with government officials.

    Click here for information on the national finalists and to cast your vote.