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The Frank Ski Kids Foundation announces its 2024 Planet Green Science Contest Winners

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The Frank Ski Kids Foundation announces its 2024 Planet Green Science Contest Winners

Young Scientists will be exploring The Great Barrier Reef in Australia June 17-26, 2024

Atlanta GA, April 8, 2024] – Ten young scholars have been selected to join The Frank Ski Kids Foundation on their 2024 Planet Green Science Expedition, an unforgettable all-expense paid trip from June 17th-26th to study the effects of climate change on The Great Barrier Reefin Australia

For 20 years, The Frank Ski Kids Foundation has been empowering young scholars to explore the world, discover their passions, and build valuable life skills through unique educational adventures. Previously only open to residents of Georgia, in 2024, The Frank Ski Kids Foundation’s Planet Green Science Expedition expanded the contest nationwide. Essays were received from 13-15-year-old students from across the country focusing on The Great Barrier Reef in Australia and why it’s so important to the Earth’s ecosystem. Many of the essays focused on the impact of human-created pollution and plastic debris on the destruction of the reef and its aquatic life. Ten scholars were chosen for the 2024 Planet Green Science Expedition. Click here for their names and affiliated schools.

The Frank Ski Kids Foundation has empowered hundreds of young scholars to explore the world, discover their passions, and build valuable life skills through unique educational adventures. Donations can be made through to cover flights, passports, meals, lodging, and apparel provided to each student at no additional cost.”We believe every child deserves the opportunity to explore the world and learn from its wonders,” expresses legendary syndicated radio personality, businessman, and philanthropist, Frank Ski, Founder and Executive Director of The Frank Ski Kids Foundation. “This contest is more than just a trip; it’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! The yearly expeditions inspire young minds, cultivate a love for learning, and empower future generations to become responsible stewards of our planet.”Ten applicants presented their essays orally in front of a live audience and panel of judges at Howard University (Washington, DC) and The Georgia Aquarium (Atlanta, GA). In each city, 5 winners were selected. The top ten explorers will embark on a seven-day immersion in Australia to participate in a hands-on itinerary of activities that offer a comprehensive educational experience focused on climate change, The Great Barrier Reef, and environmental conservation while providing opportunities for adventure, cultural immersion, and personal growth.Visit for more information! Follow @Frankskikids.Let the exploration begin!
About The Frank Ski Kids FoundationThe Frank Ski Kids Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to exposing kids to their future through science, technology, athletics, and the arts. In the 20 years since it was founded, Frank Ski and The Frank Ski Kids Foundation have been instrumental in transforming the lives of hundreds of young people. The Frank Ski Kids Foundation has taken kids around the world giving them first-hand experiences that range from art classes in renowned Italian Museums to coral restoration in Hawaii to environmental studies in the Amazon Rain Forest and The Galapagos Islands. In 2024, The Frank Ski Kids Foundation expedition will travel to Australia to explore the effects of climate change on The Great Barrier Reef.
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