Norwegian Cruise Line, the innovator in global cruise travel, awarded cruises to 30 educators as well as thousands of dollars to their schools as part of its Giving Joy campaign, an effort to reward teachers who inspire students and bring joy into the classroom.The month-long campaign, which recognized the powerful connection between travel and education, launched in advance of the newly revitalized Norwegian Joy’s North American inaugural sailing during Teacher Appreciation Week (May 6- 10, 2019). The 30 teachers with the most votes won a seven-day cruise for two and were provided with airfare and accommodations for an award ceremony in Seattle on May 3, 2019. There, the three grand prize finalists were awarded with $25,000, $15,000 and $10,000 for their schools.The grand prize winners are:- Nicole Conlisk from One World Middle School in Bronx, N.Y. ($25,000)- Jason Seaman from Noblesville West Middle School in Noblesville, Ind. ($15,000)- Ashley Kuzma from McDowell Intermediate High School in Erie, Penn. ($10,000)Conlisk was surprised with additional prize money for her school thanks to Norwegian Cruise Line partners and others who were moved by her story and the Giving Joy campaign. In addition to the $25,000, Conlisk walked away with:•$15,000 from PepsiCo •$15,000 from MJM Marine•$15,000 from Margaritaville•$10,000 from ExxonMobil •$5,000 from Scanship •$5,000 from Samsung•$5,000 from Wilhelmsen •$3,000 from Greater Victoria Harbour Authority•$2,500 from Allen Marine ToursEducation technology company Nearpod, the comprehensive Student Engagement Platform, and its recently-acquired Flocabulary business, offered 30 year-long Platinum memberships ($10,470 value) and 30 year-long Lite memberships ($3,600 value) respectively to the

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