Students win iPads by studying with SOLARO

Education company makes five lucky students iPad owners by studying with SOLARO online learning application

EDMONTON, May 28 /CNW/ - SOLARO has announced the winners of its "First in Class with an iPad" contest. Students were asked to sign up on SOLARO for their chance to win one of five iPads. SOLARO is still available for free to all students across Canada until September 2010.

The "First in Class with an iPad" contest was designed to reward students who take an active interest in better preparing for their final exams. Students were asked to create a free account on SOLARO, read a lesson and take a quiz in order to be automatically entered.

Edmonton-based winner, Fiston Mugisha, received his iPad yesterday, Thursday, May 27, at the offices of Castle Rock Research Corp. Mugisha, who was very happy to win the iPad, "understands the value that education plays in achieving his goal of a career in medicine".

Mugisha is preparing for his grade 11 finals at Edmonton's Queen Elizabeth High School. Fiston's iPad came fully loaded with the SOLARO application enabling him to study anytime and anywhere.


The SOLARO educational application is available online, through the iPhone, iPad and other mobile devices. It enables students to study for exams anytime and anywhere through proprietary technology that delivers interactive content completely aligned with regional curriculum. Curriculum alignment means SOLARO supports exactly what students learn in the classroom. SOLARO is a product of Castle Rock Research Corp., founded in 1995. Castle Rock's team of teachers have developed more than 100 print study resources and have sold more than one million copies across Canada. or "SOLARO" on Facebook

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For further information: For further information: Chris Bolivar, Media Relations for SOLARO, McRobbie Optamedia, (780) 903-6782,

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