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Nine Finalists Announced in Dimension 3D Printing Extreme Redesign Contest

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RealWire · Apr 14, 2010
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Winners to be announced May 11

FRANKFURT — 14 April 2010 — Dimension 3D Printing, a brand of Stratasys Inc. (NASDAQ: SSYS), today announced the nine finalists in its sixth annual “Extreme Redesign” challenge.

Extreme Redesign: The Ultimate 3D Printing Challenge, is a global design-and- 3D-printing contest for high school and college students. The nine finalists were selected from an international pool of entries by a panel of experts from within the design and engineering fields. Designs fall into one of three categories: High School, University, and Art and Architecture. The three first place category winners will receive $2,500 scholarships. The remaining finalists will each receive $1,000 scholarships.

In addition to the student scholarships, each instructor of a first-place winning student will receive a laptop computer for use in the classroom. This year’s contest also features a new “Green Bonus.” This award will recognise one student in each category whose design best displays innovation in areas such as energy efficiency and environmental sustainability. The Green Bonus winner will receive a $250 gift card.

High School Category Finalists

- Robby Ridzy, Medina County Career Center, Brunswick, Ohio: Gutter Guide
- - Maxwell Krist, Eckstein Middle School, Seattle, Wash.: Electricity Usage Meter
Korrina Reed, Milford H.S., Milford, Ohio: Fragrance Bracelet

University Category Finalists

- Donald Nicholson, Columbus State Community College, Columbus, Ohio: EZwriter
- Ross Warrel, London South Bank University, London, England: Squirrel
- Dale Herzog, Quinsigamond Community College, Worcester, Mass.: Robo-Prosthetic Development Platform

Art and Architecture Category Finalists

- Chris Green, Utah State Univ., Logan, Utah: Helical Staircase
- Trevor Clarke, Fullerton College, Fullerton College, Fullerton, Cal.: Roy
- Amir Naeem, Fairfield Ludlowe High School, Fairfield, Conn.: Horus Research Center

Winners Announcement

The category and Green Bonus winners and will be announced on Tuesday, May 11th at 3D Printers - Dimension Printing - 3D Printing, 3D Printer, uPrint, Rapid Prototyping.

“It was a highly competitive pool this year, thanks in part to a major increase in entries,” said Jon Cobb, Stratasys global vice president of marketing.
“Congratulations to all of the students who entered the challenge — especially those who have made it through to the final nine. We would like to thank our panel of judges – Ian Kovacevich (Enventys), Scott Schermer (S.C. Johnson), and Leslie Langnau (Design World magazine) for helping us with the difficult task of evaluating and ranking the designs.” Posted in: #Coffee Room

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