RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WebAssign announced today it has been selected as a finalist for the North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) 21 Awards in the categories of Software Company, Midsize Company, and Best Workplace Culture. The NCTA 21 Awards is North Carolina's most prestigious and longest running statewide technology awards program. The annual showcase honors companies and individuals in 21 categories who represent the best and brightest in technology and business.
WebAssign is the leading provider of powerful online instructional tools for faculty and students. Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, WebAssign is an independent, employee-owned benefit company dedicated to education technology.
"Since 1995, the NCTA 21 Awards has honored technological excellence and innovation throughout North Carolina. As a finalist in this year's awards, WebAssign has distinguished itself as one of the state's technology leaders," said Brooks Raiford, President and CEO, NCTA. A review committee comprised of non-profit, media, education, and technology leaders representing various regions of the state selected this year's finalists. Winners will be announced and recognized at the annual awards gala, presented with title sponsor Grant Thornton, on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center in Durham, N.C."WebAssign has always been a company committed to creating software that enhances education and providing a culture that fosters personal and professional employee growth," said Alex Bloom, president of WebAssign. "We're pleased and gratified to be recognized by NCTA in these categories." About NCTAThe North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) is a not-for-profit, membership-driven trade association and the primary voice of the technology industry in North Carolina. NCTA is the intersection of leadership and technology, fueling the growth of North Carolina through Executive Engagement, Public Affairs, and a Knowledge Workforce. For more information, visit our website at www.nctechnology.org. About WebAssignWebAssign is a flexible and fully customizable online instructional system that puts powerful tools in the hands of teachers, enabling them to deploy assignments, instantly assess individual student performance, and realize their teaching goals. More than eight million students have used WebAssign to submit over one billion answers to homework assignments, tests, and assessments. Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, WebAssign is an independent, employee-owned benefit company dedicated to education technology. For more information, visit www.webassign.net. Contact: Annie McQuaid, 1-919-829-8181, ext. 124, email@example.com