OAKLAND, Calif., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced the 12 winners for the Turnitin All-Stars award program. Comprised of educators and institutions, Turnitin All-Stars have demonstrated excellence and success in effectively using Turnitin to support student learning.
"Our winners and honorable mentions are considered the very best and brightest stars from a universe of a million instructors and 10,000 schools that use Turnitin," said Ray Huang, senior customer programs manager for Turnitin. "We are fortunate to have their stories be shared with the educational community, to serve as shining examples and inspiration."
The full list of winners and honorable mentions are available on the Turnitin website and includes in-depth interviews with each of the individuals: http://turnitin.com/en_us/customers/all-stars
The individual winners for secondary schools are:
- Marc Helgeson, Rich Central High School, Illinois (MVP)
- Mark Vital, Advanced Math and Science Academy, Massachusetts (Grading and Feedback)
- Nancy Ruffell, Snowflake High School, Arizona (Academic Integrity)
The individual winners in higher education are:
- Audrey Wick, Blinn College, Texas (MVP)
- Rebecca Hewett, California State University, Bakersfield (Grading and Feedback)
- Jennifer Schroeder, Millikin University, Illinois (Academic Integrity)
The secondary education school winners are:
- Hackensack High School, New Jersey (Excellence)
- Indian Hill School District, Ohio (Power User)
- Cascade Senior High School, Indiana (Original Writers)
The higher education institution winners are:
- Central Oregon Community College (Excellence)
- New York Institute of Technology (Power User)
- Fuller Theological Seminary, California (Original Writers)
To learn more about the Turnitin All-Stars and hear their stories, please visit:
Turnitin is the global leader in evaluating and improving student learning. The company's cloud-based service for originality checking, online grading and peer review saves instructors time and provides rich feedback to students. One of the most widely distributed educational applications in the world, Turnitin is used by more than 10,000 institutions in 126 countries to manage the submission, tracking and evaluation of student work online. Turnitin also offers iThenticate, a plagiarism detection service for commercial markets, and WriteCheck, a suite of formative tools for writers. Turnitin is backed by Warburg Pincus and is headquartered in Oakland, Calif., with an international office in Newcastle, U.K. For more information, please visit www.turnitin.com.