Press Release - June 27, 2006

18-year-old President & CEO, presenting 7th Annual Scholarship to the Best Technology Student at St. Bernadette Catholic School.

London, Ontario, June 26, 2006 – Emily DaCosta, a grade 8 student of St.Bernadette Catholic School is the winner of the Best Technology Award donated by Cyberteks Systems Corporation, O/A Cyberteks Design. Emily will receive the Challenge Trophy, a plaque and a cheque for $ 250 at the graduation ceremony, scheduled to be held at the Holy Cross Church at 7.45 pm on Tuesday the June 27, 2006.

The 18-year old President & CEO of Cyberteks Design was a student of St. Bernadette Catholic School in London, Ontario from January 2000 to 2002.
I am very thankful to the Principal, staff and students of both schools (St. Bernadette and John Paul II) and to the London and District Catholic School Board for their guidance and assistance given to me to achieve my life long goals. "I am very pleased to offer this annual scholarship to my old school, the St. Bernadette’s Catholic School in London. This is the way I thank them.” said the Cyberteks Design President, 18-year-old Keith Peiris.

“Furthermore, I want to set an example to the larger businesses. My company just celebrated our 7th anniversary on June 23rd. The schools need help to provide a good education to the younger generation, and I hope the business community in London will get this message” Peiris added.

Keith is graduating from John Paul II Catholic School on June 28th and he received admission to the University of Waterloo for fall 2006 in Honours Nanotechnology Engineering, Co-op Program. Keith also received the University of Waterloo President’s Scholarship, Special Nanotechnology Engineering Scholarship, and Leslie Klein Engineering Entrance Scholarship.

Keith also received the 2006 Canadian Millennium Scholarship. Ontario's Lieutenant Governor, The Honourable James K. Bartleman, and the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation are hosting a reception for the winners of the 2006 Entrance Award on June 29, 2006 at 10.30 am at the Delta Chelsea Hotel, Churchill Room, 2nd floor, 33 Gerrard Street West, Toronto, Ontario.

Furthermore, Keith was one of Canada’s Top 20 Under 20 Award recipients. The awards were presented On June 6, 2006 by Akela Peoples, President and CEO of Youth in Motion and Debbie Coull-Cicchini the Chief Operating Officer, Ontario Region, ING Canada. The event was emceed by Leslie Roberts of Global Television. This award has been given for outstanding innovation, leadership and achievement. The recipients of this prestigious youth award are chosen from thousands of nominees from all across Canada. Subsequent to the awards ceremony all award recipients were honoured at the Empire Club of Canada on June 6, 2006.

About Cyberteks Design - Cyberteks Systems Corporation, O/A Cyberteks Design based in London, Ontario, Canada provides Web Development, E-Commerce, Streaming Digital Media, Web Hosting and Search Engine Optimization.

The company's President, CEO & Chief Creative Director is an internationally recognized and award-winning designer, 18-year-old Keith Peiris of London, Ontario.

Keith Peiris was a member of the Team Canada Trade Mission to Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong from February 9-18, 2001. He also represented Canada at the APEC Young Leaders and Entrepreneurs Forum (one of 10 Under 40 CEO’s) in Beijing and Shanghai in July, 2001. Keith also was the keynote speaker at the China Hi-Tech Fair 2001 in October, 2001 held in Shenzhen, China and at the Nanhai IT City Forum held on June 2, 2002 in Nanhai, China.

Since its founding in 1999, Keith’s company has attracted many high profile clients across North America. Some of his major customers are the Atlanta Thrashers, McDonalds Restaurants of Canada, Rogers Television, Amtelecom, Siskinds Sports Management, Siskind’s Franchise Law, NHL Officials Association, Ontario Minor Hockey Association, Alliance Hockey, Vanden Bussche Irrigation, Ago Industries, London Source for Sports, London District Catholic School Board, Township of Lucan Biddulph, White Oaks Mall, TPS Hockey, Wepa Wear Apparel, Arctic Equipment Manufacturing, London Knights Major Junior A Hockey Club and London Junior Knights.

Keith Peiris has won several web design awards and recognitions from top industry professionals, political leaders and news media around the world. Today Keith Peiris is 17 years old and his company has seen significant growth. The company now offers a wide range of web-based business services and employs several top class professionals.

Keith continues to be recognized for his dedication and innovation, some of his achievements include:

  • Listed in the "100 Top Canadian Professional Service Companies" and "TOP 50 Web design companies in Canada" for four years by Branham300, published in the National Post.
  • Participated in the Team Canada Trade Mission led by the Prime Minister of Canada and 10 Provincial Premiers to Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong from February 9-18, 2001.
  • Represented Canada at the APEC Young Leaders and Entrepreneurs Forum in Beijing and Shanghai. (One of the 10 Under 40 CEO’s from Canada) from July 9-14, 2001.
  • Won the “Outstanding Digital Youth Award” presented by Hong Kong Productivity Council and Hong Kong Junior Chamber on February 17, 2001 in Hong Kong.
  • Keynote speaker at the China Hi-Tech Fair 2001, held in Shenzhen, China from October 12-17, 2001.
  • Keynote speaker at the Nanhai IT City Forum, held in Nanhai, China from June 1-2, 2002.
  • Appointed to SchoolNet Youth Advisory Board of Industry Canada in March 2001 and 2003.
  • Was invited by the National Hockey League to have Cyberteks Design participate in the 3rd Annual NHL Club Marketing Trade Show, held in Atlanta from March 12-14, 2003.
  • Panelist for "Design Technique-Looking good and functioning" panel discussion at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival held in Austin, Texas from March 11-14, 2000.
  • Guest Speaker at the Monthly meeting of Great Lakes Interactive Marketing Association on April 13, 2000 at 8.30 am in Detroit. The other guest speaker at this event was Kevin Brown, Director of Marketing of Global Communications and Specialized Media for Ford Media. This event was co-sponsored by the Canadian Consulate General in Detroit. The Canadian Television Network (CTV) was present to cover the event.
  • Keynote speaker at the National Conference of the Boys & Girls Club at the Hilton Hotel, London, Ontario on June 6, 2002.
  • Won the Gold Medal for Web Design at the Skills Ontario Contest in May, 2005

For more information, please contact:

Deepal Peiris
Vice President, Operations and Marketing
Cyberteks Design
105 Cedarwood Crescent
London, Ontario, N6H 5P5
Canada
Phone: 519-649-6572
E-Mail: dpeiris@cyberteks.net

Web Design, E-Commerce, London, Ontario, Canada, Cyberteks Design, Search Engine Registrations, Search Engine High Rankings, website design, Web Site Design, web site design, Website design, web design in London Ontario, e-Commerce in London Ontario, E-Commerce, web development, Internet Development, Internet Marketing, e-marketing, Web Marketing, web marketing, corporate website, designer, graphic design, Graphic Design, web graphics, small business, web presence, internet design, hosting, electronic commerce, web hosting, online maintenance
Cyberteks Design Portfolio
   
Athletics Canada - The National Body for Athletics in CanadaAthletics CanadaAthletics Canada - The National Body for Athletics in Canada
London Knights Hockey Club, A Major Junior A OHL Team, London, Ontario, CanadaLondon Knights Major Junior A Hockey ClubLondon Knights Hockey Club, A Major Junior A OHL Team, London, Ontario, Canada
Vaughn Custom Sports Ltd, A Major Hockey Goalie Equipment Manufacturer, London, Ontario, CanadaVaughn Custom Sports LtdVaughn Custom Sports Ltd, A Major Hockey Goalie Equipment Manufacturer, London, Ontario, Canada
University of Western Ontario StudentUniversity of Western Ontario Student's CouncilUniversity of Western Ontario Student's Council
Double D Truck Specialties, Florida, USADouble D Truck Specialties Ltd.Double D Truck Specialties, Florida, USA
42 years of London Knights History with statistics, photos, articles, videos, records etc.London Knights History42 years of London Knights History with statistics, photos, articles, videos, records etc.
Source for Sports, London, Ontario, CanadaLondon Source for SportsSource for Sports, London, Ontario, Canada
Hockey Geeks.com. The ultimate hockey equipment store in London, Ontario, CanadaHockey Geeks.comHockey Geeks.com. The ultimate hockey equipment store in London, Ontario, Canada
Goalie Equipment Retail Store in TorontoThe Goalie CreaseGoalie Equipment Retail Store in Toronto
Foundation for Gene and Cell Therapy Research, Duchenne Muscular DystrophyJesses JourneyFoundation for Gene and Cell Therapy Research, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
LEAFRACEWEAR.COM, your on-line Racewear and Safety Equipment supplier! From the simplest to the most imaginative designs, we manufacture to your specifications.Leaf Racewear Ltd LEAFRACEWEAR.COM, your on-line Racewear and Safety Equipment supplier! From the simplest to the most imaginative designs, we manufacture to your specifications.
Aluminum Associates, founded in 1963, is a leading provider of exterior home improvement products and services in the London area  and has been for four and a half decadesAluminum Associates of London, OntarioAluminum Associates, founded in 1963, is a leading provider of exterior home improvement products and services in the London area and has been for four and a half decades
Canadian Football Officials Association websiteCanadian Football Officials AssociationCanadian Football Officials Association website
Cyberteks Design.com is a web design, e-commerce, e-marketing and web hosting company in London, Ontario, Canada. We specialize in Macromedia Flash and Database integrationCyberteks.netCyberteks Design.com is a web design, e-commerce, e-marketing and web hosting company in London, Ontario, Canada. We specialize in Macromedia Flash and Database integration