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DimensionU "Spring Spectacular" Math Competition Winners Announced

Via: ReleaseWire

Updated 2:49 PM CDT, Thu, April 30,2015

Top Prizes go to Students from Escambia County Schools (FL) and New York City Public Schools.

Richmond, VA -- (ReleaseWire) -- 04/30/2015 -- Award-winning educational video-game developer DimensionU, Inc. is pleased to announce the winners of its most recent online, educational gaming tournament, the 2015 Spring Spectacular Math Games. Students from all over the U.S. and Canada participated in the five-week event, which concluded on Sunday, April 26th.

Congratulations to the Top 3 Grand Prize Winners with the highest scores during Finals Week: Steven Nguyen, from Pensacola, Florida took first place; while Christian Garcia and Rosemond Amoah, both from New York City, New York, landed in second and third place respectively. Congratulations also go to Hao Ngo, another student from Pensacola, Florida, who won a Grand Prize for the highest four-week cumulative score during the preliminary rounds. Each of the grand prize winners will receive a $200 Amazon Gift Card. Additionally, a big congratulations to all of the weekly preliminary round winners, who received a $25 Amazon Gift Card.

A final leaderboard posting with results is available at http://tinyurl.com/DULeaderboard

The Spring Spectacular was one of a series of four annual and newly introduced educational video game competitions by DimensionU, Inc. Students competed in a virtual, first-person multiplayer gaming environment using DimensionU's desktop, web, iPhone and iPad app game products. The $9.95 registration fee (which also required parental permission) included a limited edition t-shirt (for the first 50 registrants), and unlimited access to DimensionU games from the time of registration through the entire five-week event.

Steven Hoy, CEO of DimensionU, Inc., said, "We are so excited and thankful for the amazing amount of interest shown by students, parents and educators in our competitive educational gaming products. We have always had positive engagement with our academic events and products, but these new virtual tournaments seem to be exploding with student participation." Hoy added, "It feels like we are approaching our educational nirvana in that students are actively engaging in academics by consuming it like entertainment or social media. The real test for us will be our upcoming 2015 Summer Chill Competition that starts this June."

About DimensionU, Inc.
Since 2007, DimensionU, Inc. has set a new course in the development of innovative multiplayer educational video games. Through its collaborative, content-rich, immersive learning environments, DimensionU offers a highly engaging, research-based, instructional enrichment tool in mathematics and literacy for elementary, middle and high school students in the U.S. and Canada.

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