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February 16, 2019

5/11/2018 10:51:00 AM
Lands' End and The Weather Channel announce Mini Meteorologist Contest

For aspiring young meteorologists, the forecast calls for science, a mix of fun and a lot of personality thanks to the Mini Meteorologist Contest launched today by Lands' End in partnership with The Weather Channel. From now through May 21, 2018, kids between ages six and 16 are encouraged to submit an essay describing their love of science and the weather. Four lucky winners will travel to The Weather Channel headquarters in Atlanta for the opportunity to deliver a weather report on-air on July 12, National Summer Learning Day. 
"What better way to foster a love of learning than to partner with The Weather Channel on this fun campaign to recognize kids passionate about science and meteorology," said Michele Casper, vice president of brand marketing at Lands' End. "Lands' End is always looking for exciting ways to support the bright minds of our future and the Mini Meteorologist contest is such a fun way to put these exceptional kids in the spotlight."
"What I love most about The Weather Channel is that I am learning every day. Whether it is new weather research or striving for the simplest way to explain a complicated weather phenomenon, every day I engage my mind to think creatively and scientifically," said Jen Carfagno, on-camera meteorologist, The Weather Channel. "We are thrilled to partner with Lands' End to share this love with young meteorologists."
Essays can be submitted at Fifty finalists will be selected for a video interview to read a 30-second script. Judging criteria include poise, creativity and an overall love of meteorology. Four grand prize winners will be awarded a trip for two (winning entrant and guardian) to Atlanta to present the weather on National Summer Learning Day July 12, 2018 in addition to a new on-air Lands' End wardrobe.
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Reader Comments

Posted: Saturday, May 19, 2018
Article comment by: Sophia Bystrak

Great Contest!!!

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