HALO Awards Recognize Teens Who Make a Difference

A shout out to my friends at Nickelodeon for the HALO Awards.  “HALO” stands for “Helping And Leading Others”, and is designed to shine the spotlight on “ordinary teens doing extraordinary things in their community,” according to Nick Cannon, host of the show and Chairman of TeenNick.

After the overkill of entertainment award shows where everything from “best kiss” to “best villain” was lauded, there is a new trend to award people who are up to something that actually makes a difference in the world (see VH1’s Do Something Awards and CNN Heroes).  Appropriately, the award is a baton — as in “passing the baton” — which is exactly what celebrities will be doing to four unsuspecting, extraordinary young people, along with providing resources and tools to help them make a difference.

The HALO Awards premieres on the Nickelodeon channels on Friday, December 10th at 8pm/7pm and repeats throughout the week.  Check local listings.

Did you watch this with your kids?  Please leave a comment below (scroll down) to let us know how they responded.

Advertisements


Categories: Online, TV

Tags: , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: