Hope for the Future Challenge Winners

A Big Blue Salute to All Participants!

 

So many excellent Hope for the Future projects have been submitted, we are pleased to be able to offer fifteen awards.  Congratulations to all who submitted projects!  Every action you take in this world affects the future. Continue to make your actions count. It's people like you that will end up changing the world for the better.

HOPE FOR THE FUTURE SEPTEMBER EARLY BIRD WINNER IS...

Milana P!  Milana is an inspiring 4th grader from Tampa who attends Mary Bryant Elementary School. She submitted this project as part of the Hope for the Future Challenge highlighting actions can be taken to protect the Florida Gulf Coast Hope Spot. Congratulations Milana!! Keep encouraging others to protect the oceans and our Florida Gulf Coast Hope Spot. You can change the world!

HOPE FOR THE FUTURE SEPTEMBER EARLY BIRD WINNER IS...

Mackenzie R!  Mackenzie is an inspiring 6th grader from Dunedin who is homeschooled. She addresses several issues that threaten our waters and gives a background on the inspiration behind Hope Spots, Dr. Sylvia Earle. Congratulations Mackenzie!! Keep encouraging others to protect the oceans and our Florida Gulf Coast Hope Spot. You can change the world!

HOPE FOR THE FUTURE SUMMER EARLY BIRD WINNER IS...

Enzo D!  Enzo submitted one of the most influential projects for the Summer Early Bird Award.  Enzo, a ninth grader at New Gate Montessori School in Sarasota, has founded his own organization O.N.E. to work toward ocean conservation.  He has takes home an Early Bird Award for the Hope for the Future Challenge. Congratulations, Enzo, for your creative and inspiring project!  We appreciate your commitment to protecting our Hope Spot.  Keep up the great work!

 

HOPE FOR THE FUTURE SUMMER EARLY BIRD WINNER IS...

Brody W!  Brody submitted one of the most influential projects for the Summer Early Bird Award.  Brody, an eighth grader from Thurgood Marshall Fundamental Middle School, takes home an Early Bird Award for the Hope for the Future Challenge. His essay was packed with great facts about threats and offered several solutions to those threats.  Congratulations, Brody, for your insightful, inspiring, and well written essay!  You can change the world, Brody Whiteside.  Keep up the great work!

HOPE FOR THE FUTURE SUMMER EARLY BIRD WINNER IS...

Ceara R!  Ceara submitted one of the most influential projects for the Summer Early Bird Award.  Ceara, an eighth grader from Dunedin who is home schooled, takes home an Early Bird Award for the Hope for the Future Challenge. Congratulations, Ceara Riling, for your creative and inspiring project!  We appreciate your encouraging others to protect our Hope Spot.  You can change the world.  Keep up the great work!

 

HOPE FOR THE FUTURE SPRING EARLY BIRD WINNER IS...

Sophia H!  Sophia received the first of the fifteen prizes we have to award.  She submitted the most influential project for the Spring Early Bird Award.  Sophia, a seventh grader from Dunedin Middle School, takes home the Early Bird Award for the Hope for the Future Challenge. Congratulations, Sophia, for your creative and inspiring project!  We appreciate your encouraging others to protect our Hope Spot.  You can change the world.  Keep up the great work!

 

HOPE FOR THE FUTURE SUMMER EARLY BIRD WINNER IS...

Ryan M!  Ryan received an award for his creativity and passion!   Ryan, a ninth grader at New Gate Montessori School in Sarasota, takes home an Early Bird Award for the Hope for the Future Challenge. Ryan has been working toward ocean protection since he was 6 years old and his passion shines through in this rap video he submitted for the Hope for the Future Challenge. Congratulations, Ryan!  We appreciate your encouraging others to protect our Hope Spot.  You can change the world.  Keep up the great work!

 

 

Special thanks: Thank you to Mission Blue organization for their tireless work to establish Hope Spots around the world. And thank you to the Tampa Bay Estuary Program for their generous mini-grant to make this challenge a success!

       

Contact: For more information, please contact Blue-Green Connections at info@bluegreenconnections.org.