SOURCE: PNY Technologies, Inc.

PNY Technologies, Inc.

November 05, 2009 10:01 ET

Plug In the Power™ of Education With PNY's "My Big Green Idea" Scholarship Contest

PNY Encourages Students to Focus on Eco-Friendly Technology Solutions

PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - November 5, 2009) - PNY Technologies®, Inc. ("PNY"), a global leader in flash memory, USB flash drives, solid state drives, computer memory upgrade modules, as well as consumer and professional graphics cards, has announced the "My Big Green Idea" college scholarship contest.

PNY's college scholarship contest is challenging high school seniors in both public and private high schools to conceive an eco-friendly solution, product, or idea that will help to save the environment using PNY technology. Students must submit a typed, 1000 word or less, essay describing their project, along with optional pictures and/or video to support their idea. Submissions will be accepted from now until March 15, 2010.

One Grand Prize Winner will be selected to receive a college scholarship of $5,000, as well as $1,000 to execute their idea. The winner's high school will receive three brand new computers and monitors. PNY will also select two honorable mention entrants to receive a PNY prize package valued at $500.00.

"With the launch of our environmentally friendly flash product packaging earlier this year, PNY has taken a more proactive role in our green efforts on a national and global scale," said Tony Gomez, vice president, sales and marketing at PNY. "The 'My Big Green Idea' scholarship contest is aimed at encouraging high school students to consider their own environmental impact and develop ideas to address environmental challenges with innovative solutions."

Entrants are encouraged to submit their idea online at Details for entering by mail are also available on the entry web page. The winner will be selected on or about April 20, 2010, and eligibility is limited to current high school seniors who reside in the United States.

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About PNY Technologies

Established in 1985, PNY Technologies®, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and supplier of memory upgrade modules, high capacity flash memory cards, USB flash drives, as well as consumer and professional workstation graphics cards. The company's photography, mobility, 3D gaming and business solutions are widely available from major retail, e-tail and wholesale outlets internationally. Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J., PNY maintains facilities in North America (Santa Clara, Orange County, CA; Miami, FL; Parsippany, NJ), Europe (Benelux, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Spain, United Kingdom,) Asia (Taiwan, China) and Latin America.

The PNY logo is a registered trademark of PNY Technologies, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Copyright © 2009 PNY Technologies, Inc. All rights reserved.

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