World View Participant Wins National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellowship

DSCN2065 (2)In 2013, Nicholas Gattis, a band director at Carmel Middle School in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, traveled to Costa Rica with World View. Three years later, Gattis is continuing his world travels, this time to Iceland! 

Mr. Gattis has been named a 2016 National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellow. Selected for his commitment to geographic education, Gattis will travel with thirty-four other educators to Iceland for an 11-day exploration. Prior to the trip, Gattis will visit Washington D.C., where he will take part in photography and outreach workshops, meet previous fellows and learn from naturalists at National Geographic’s headquarters.

For more about Nicholas Gattis, the Grosvenor Teacher Fellow program and other Fellows,
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Congratulations, Nick!

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About Lindblad Expeditions

Lindblad Expeditions, specialists in expedition travel, works in alliance with the National Geographic Society to inspire people to explore and care about the planet. As pioneers of global exploration, their collaboration in research, technology and conservation provides extraordinary travel experiences and disseminates geographic knowledge around the globe. Their educationally oriented voyages to all seven continents allow guests to interact with and learn from leading scientists, naturalists and researchers while discovering stunning natural environments, above and below the sea, through state-of-the-art exploration tools. Destinations include the Galápagos, Antarctica, the Arctic, Baja California, Alaska, Costa Rica & Panama, the Amazon, Southeast Asia & Pacific, Africa, Indian Ocean, Europe, Mediterranean and beyond.

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