Samsung Presents the Forbes Excellence Award for Education to Aragon Burlingham, Founder of the We Teach Science Foundation

Award presented at the inaugural Forbes Reinventing America Summit

CHICAGO--()--Samsung Electronics North America today presented the Forbes Excellence Award for Education to Aragon Burlingham, Founder and President of We Teach Science Foundation. David Steel, Executive Vice President of Samsung Electronics North America, presented the award at the inaugural Forbes Reinventing America Summit held in Chicago, IL, from March 26-March 28, 2014.

"Samsung applauds Mr. Burlingham's efforts to build a bridge between public school students and private sector STEM professionals to help American students succeed," said David Steel, Executive Vice President of Samsung Electronics North America, who presented the award.

Aragon Burlingham was chosen for his commitment to future of U.S. education, as exemplified by his groundbreaking and innovative work to inspire kindergarten through high school students to excel in math and science through the We Teach Science Foundation.

About Samsung Electronics North America

Samsung Electronics North America (NAHQ), based in Ridgefield Park, NJ, is an arm of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. The company markets a broad range of award-winning consumer electronics, information systems, and home appliance products, as well as oversees all of Samsung’s North American brand management including Samsung Electronics America, Inc., Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC and Samsung Electronics Canada, Inc. As a result of its commitment to innovation and unique design, Samsung is one of the most decorated brands in the electronics industry. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com. You can also Fan Samsung on www.facebook.com/SamsungUSA or follow Samsung via Twitter @SamsungTweets.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of televisions, smartphones, tablets, personal computers, cameras, home appliances, printers, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 286,000 people across 80 countries with annual sales of US$216.7 billion. To discover more, please visit www.samsung.com.

Contacts

Samsung Electronics North America
Theresa Cha, 201-229-4032
tcha@sea.samsung.com
or
Edelman
Danielle Cohen, 212-704-8160
danielle.cohen@edelman.com

David Steel (left), Executive Vice President of Samsung Electronics North America, presents the Forbes Excellence Award for Education to Aragon Burlingham (center), Founder and President of We Teach Science Foundation, at the inaugural Forbes Reinventing America Summit held in Chicago, IL, March 26-March 28, 2014, and hosted by Steve Forbes (right), Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media. "Samsung applauds Mr. Burlingham's efforts to build a bridge between public school students and private sector STEM professionals to help American students succeed," said David Steel. (Photo: Business Wire)

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Contacts

Samsung Electronics North America
Theresa Cha, 201-229-4032
tcha@sea.samsung.com
or
Edelman
Danielle Cohen, 212-704-8160
danielle.cohen@edelman.com