SOURCE: Tierney Brothers Inc.

Tierney Brothers Inc.

April 26, 2011 11:00 ET

Tierney Brothers Classroom of the Future Grant Winner Announced

More Than 30 Iowa Schools Competed for the K-12 Technology Grant

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwire - Apr 26, 2011) - Waverly-Shell Rock High School, Waverly, IA is the winner of the 2011 Tierney BrothersClassroom of the Future Technology Grant.

More than 30 schools competed for the 2011 grant, which was developed by Minneapolis-based Tierney Brothers to raise awareness about the benefits of classroom technology.

Waverly-Shell Rock High School was selected based on how other technology programs and tools have been used in the school, how programs were first initiated, technology goals, challenges and opportunities, and measureable impact on student engagement and learning.

"We're very excited," said Ken Winter, Principal. "We feel like this is just the beginning. Ultimately this technology will have an impact on up to two thousand of our students."

Plans will begin May 2011 for installation of a fully-integrated Tierney Brothers Classroom of the Future technology suite that includes a SMART Board™ interactive whiteboard with classroom-wide interconnectivity, Epson projector and a SAFARI Montage Video on Demand Server & Content.

About Tierney Brothers
The Tierney Brothers Classroom of the Future is supported by Smart Technologies, Epson, and SAFARI Montage. Established in 1977, Tierney Brothers, Inc. is an industry leading audio visual systems design and integration firm. With a strong focus on educational environments, Tierney Brothers developed the Classroom of the Future to assist teachers in engaging students while reducing their time and efforts to present course work. Tierney Brothers delivers a superior combination of audio, visual and multimedia components for Fortune 500 companies, government entities, educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, houses of worship, and small businesses.

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