April 07, 2011 20:18 ET

Newegg Awards Grand Prize of a $25,000 Computer Lab to New York City High School

As Part of Newegg's "Nominate Your Teacher Award" Program, Award Winning Teacher Andrea Deak From H.S. 570 Satellite Academy in New York City Will Receive Recognition at a Special School Ceremony on April 8th

CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA and NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Apr 7, 2011) - On Friday, April 8th, 2011,, the second-largest online-only retailer in the United States, will present the Grand Prize of a $25,000 school computer lab to H.S. 570 Satellite Academy in New York City. As the winner of the Newegg "Nominate Your Teacher Award" program, one of the school's teachers, Andrea Deak, will also receive a $2,500 Newegg promotional gift card for her personal use. Five other teachers earned Honorable Mentions or Public Choice Awards in the program, and each will receive a $500 Newegg gift card.

During the April 8th ribbon-cutting ceremony for her school's new computer lab, representatives will present Ms. Deak with a special plaque to commemorate her being honored in the "Nominate Your Teacher Award" program. Ms. Deak was selected as the standout educator from a wide selection of teachers across the U.S. and Canada. The ceremony will include dedication of the school's new computer lab, with a small gathering of select students, fellow teachers and administrators in attendance. The new lab marks a positive and meaningful step forward for H.S. 570 Satellite Academy and New York City education.

Bernard Luthi, vice president of marketing, Web management and customer service for Newegg, said:

"As a company that prides itself on our commitment to innovation and exceeding customer expectations, Newegg is delighted to do whatever we can to contribute to better education. Our 'Nominate Your Teacher' award program aims to recognize and reward educators who are a positive influence in the lives of their students, colleagues and the communities they serve. These individuals go 'above and beyond' in their efforts to inspire and motivate students. Andrea Deak from H.S. 570 Satellite Academy has proven herself to be an invaluable resource for the students at her school, and we are very pleased to be able to contribute the school's new computer lab, which we hope will inspire even more students to excel."

About Newegg:
Newegg Inc. is the second-largest online-only retailer in the United States. It owns and operates ( which was founded in 2001 and regularly earns industry-leading customer service ratings. The award-winning website has more than 14 million registered users and offers customers a comprehensive selection of the latest high-tech products, detailed product descriptions and images, as well as how-to information and customer reviews. Using the site's online tech community, customers have the opportunity to interact with other computer, gaming and consumer electronics enthusiasts. Newegg Inc. is headquartered in City of Industry, California.

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