[games_access] igda GDC conference scholarship winners. Including Robert Flor

Thomas Westin thomas at pininteractive.com
Sat Feb 25 13:44:00 EST 2006

Congratulations Robert!

IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List <games_access at igda.org> on den
25 februari 2006 at 18:27 +0100 wrote:
>Hello everyone as you might not have met me before I've been involved
>with this accessibility forum for a little while now but not too long but
>I want to share that the IGDA awarded 25 scholarship winners to the game
>design conference in San Jose and I was selected as one of the game
>design students.  I believe I am the first Art Institute online student
>to be chosen for this award looking at the people awarded from the link
>below.  I look forward to meeting up with Michelle Hinn to plan with her
>the best strategy to benefit me at the conference.  This is a really good
>arrangement and perhaps the first for a game design student with a
>disability and part of the accessibility sig I bet this might be a first
>for you guys but I'm not sure.  I look forward to visiting as many
>opportunities I can.  Thanks everyone for the incredible environment
>here.  Now I have to finish up some homework save up and hopefully get a
>good deal on a laptop before I leave.
>The local sports radio station for Baltimore Orioles Steve Davis, who
>recently did a television interview about me and my friend Oriole Jay
>Gibbons, is helping me with some expenses on the trip getting a laptop
>through perhaps a donation from best buy to help me out to get to the
>[ http://www.RobertFlorio.com ]www.RobertFlorio.com 
>Scholarship awardees.
>[ http://www.igda.org/scholarships/recipients.php
>games_access mailing list
>games_access at igda.org

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