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ORAU unveils Extreme Classroom Makeover for Rocky Hill Elementary’s Jordan Haney

Aug. 10, 2010

Who: Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU); in partnership with Knox County Schools

What: ORAU unveils the results of Jordan Haney’s Extreme Classroom Makeover.

Announced this past April as the grand-prize winner of ORAU’s 2010 Extreme Classroom Makeover, Mr. Haney received a $25,000 grant to outfit his classroom with the latest in educational technologies.

The fifth-grade teacher from Rocky Hill Elementary School has been working hard all summer to select his new technology and install it in his classroom. Don’t miss this opportunity to see how he plans to incorporate some of those items into his everyday curriculum!

When: Wednesday, August 11, 2010 2 p.m. (media may want to arrive at 1:45 p.m. to set up)

Where: Rocky Hill Elementary School
1200 Morrell Road
Knoxville, TN 37919

ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance national priorities in science, education, security and health. Through specialized teams of experts, unique laboratory capabilities and access to a consortium of more than 100 major Ph.D.-granting institutions, ORAU works with federal, state, local and commercial customers to advance national priorities and serve the public interest. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and federal contractor, ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

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