Apple Computer today announced the winners of its “Apple iLife Educator Awards” for 2003, recognizing the most innovative uses of iLife, an integrated suite of the company’s award-winning software for digital photography, movie making, digital music and DVD creation, in the classroom. The Grand Prize winner is Jon Hand, an 8th grade science teacher at Mansfield Middle School in Connecticut, for his “Grass Born to be Stepped On” project. The “Apple iLife Educator Awards” contest was open to all K-12 district or school level educators, or pre-service teachers and faculty or staff of accredited Colleges of Education located in the US or Canada (excluding Quebec). A complete list of the winning entries and lesson plans is available from the site.