Scholarships offered to young Web surfers

WAIMEA — The annual Solipsys Corporation scholarship is taking a high-tech

twist this year, as participants will visit Web sites and answer

technology-related questions based on information available at the

sites.

The Solipsys Corporation Tech-Know Challenge 2000 was announced

recently by Solipsys Corporation of Laurel, Md. and Waimea, and will ask

students in three age groups to visit 10 to 15 Web sites and answer questions

based on the information.

The effort is to promote the World Wide Web as a

learning opportunity for Kaua’i keiki. Specific sites and questions are

currently being selected with the assistance of Solipsys’ technical staff, as

well as employees’ children in their respective age groups.

The contest

will run throughout the summer, with all correct entries entered into drawings

for several prizes in each age category, for a total of $2,000 in cash

scholarship awards.

The first 200 correct entries will also garner those

participants official contest T-shirts.

For more information, visit the Web

site, www.solipsys.com/kauai, or contact the contest coordinator, Erin Phaller,

via e-mail at erin.phaller@solipsys.com, or by writing to the Solipsys

Corporation Kaua’i Island Scholarship Contest, 6100 Chevy Chase Dr., Suite 200,

Laurel, MD 20707.

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