–NCL Awards 100 Educators Throughout the U.S. and Canada with a Free Cruise Aboard Norwegian Prima and Donates Almost $170,000 to Colleges and Lecturers Across the Nation–
–GRAMMY Award-Successful Artist Kelly Clarkson Performs Onboard as A part of Norwegian’s Giving Pleasure® Award Ceremony–
GALVESTON, Texas, Oct. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), the innovator in world cruise journey, commemorated the debut of its all-new Norwegian Prima, and the model’s first-ever voyage from Galveston, Texas, with an unique live performance by GRAMMY Award-winning artist Kelly Clarkson.
The ship additionally served because the particular venue for this yr’s Norwegian’s Giving Joy awards ceremony, throughout which the Cruise Line and Clarkson acknowledged 100 academics with a free cruise, and practically $170,000 for the highest three Grand Prize winners and their colleges.
Norwegian’s Giving Pleasure program acknowledges deserving educators for his or her unwavering dedication to bringing pleasure to the classroom. To rejoice these unimaginable people, and their often-times undervalued occupation, in addition to to kick-off Norwegian Prima’s first voyage from Texas, Norwegian Cruise Line hosted a showstopping award celebration. Particular visitors included NCL President and CEO Harry Sommer; Norwegian Bliss Godfather Elvis Duran, American radio persona and host of “Elvis Duran and the Morning Present;” and famous person and godmother to Norwegian Encore, Kelly Clarkson, who delivered a stellar efficiency of her chart-topping hits together with “Miss Unbiased,” “Stronger,” and “Since You have Been Gone.”
“It was such an honor to rejoice the 100 deserving winners of Norwegian’s Giving Pleasure program at Norwegian Prima’s inaugural crusing, which embarked from my dwelling state of Texas!” mentioned Clarkson. “Lecturers are our true on a regular basis unsung heroes, and so they play an integral function in our society, not solely shaping the way forward for their college students, however the way forward for their communities as effectively. I could not miss the chance to take part on this program and provides a particular efficiency earlier than they set sail on the journey of a lifetime!”
To conclude the Norwegian’s Giving Pleasure Award Ceremony, Sommer, unveiled the highest three Grand Prize winners who acquired probably the most votes, awarding them with donations for his or her colleges.
The Grand Prize winners are:
- Patricia Hosmer from Bayonne Excessive Faculty in Bayonne, N.J. ($25,000)
- Theresa Schrager from Falcon Cove Center Faculty, Fla. ($15,000)
- Anthony Stirpe from New Rochelle Excessive Faculty in New Rochelle, N.Y. ($10,000)
Along with the anticipated donations to their colleges, every of the Grand Prize winners acquired a giant shock – practically $40,000 every in prize cash due to Norwegian Cruise Line companions, who have been moved by the ethos of Norwegian’s Giving Pleasure annual trainer recognition program and impressed to take part. To see the whole checklist of taking part sponsors, click on here.
“Norwegian Prima’s debut in Galveston was further particular,” mentioned Harry Sommer, president and CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line. “We actually did it large…and what higher place to do it large than in Texas. We launched our new, magnificent ship to a market new to NCL, we welcomed 100 unbelievably deserving academics to expertise her, awarded the Grand Prize winners with practically $40,000 in shock prize cash along with a donation for his or her college – and we placed on an unforgettable celebration with two of our NCL godparents, Elvis Duran and Kelly Clarkson.”
The annual program is designed to focus on the connection between journey and training and to acknowledge academics for his or her unwavering dedication to inspiring college students day by day. Thus far this system has awarded 230 academics throughout the U.S. and Canada with free cruises and donated over $350,000 to colleges and educators since 2019. To study extra about this yr’s 100 winners and their heart-warming tales, and to assist these in your communities, click on here.
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SOURCE Norwegian Cruise Line