They consider themselves technology
mavens. They can write HTML as quickly as their book reports. Their creative
ideas for Web content are endless. And they aren’t even in high school yet.
Across the nation, elementary and middle school students are designing
astonishing Web sites, but are not receiving the recognition they deserve. To
honor these talented “Web Wizards,” Hostway, a global leader in Web hosting,
is conducting its first national search for “America’s Youngest Web Wizards”
– K-8th graders who have designed Web sites with extraordinary creativity.
“Hostway is very eager to showcase the technological successes of these
bright and talented kids,” said John Lee, vice president and general manager
of Hostway. “After all, they are the Web designers, technologists and CIOs of
“Americas Youngest Web Wizards” was established to raise awareness of the
importance of technology education among elementary and middle schools
nationwide, and to honor the nations’ exemplary youth Web designers.
As a reward for their outstanding Web site design skills, Hostway will
award one elementary student (grades K-5) and one middle school student
(grades 6-8) with the following:
— A Dell Inspiron 8600 laptop ($1500 value)
— 12 months free Web site hosting, based on Hostway’s standard “personal
site” service offering
— National recognition as “America’s Youngest Web Wizard”
To learn more about “America’s Youngest Web Wizard,” to submit an entry,
or to view contest rules, please visit http://www.hostway.com/webwizard
Web sites should be submitted by February 28, 2005 and the “Web Wizards”
will be announced prior to March 31, 2005.