Genius. The one word that could fully describe the prolific and extraordinary Nick Cannon is… a genius. Nick Cannon is known for an endless amount of things. He is the host on “America’s Got Talent”, he created the hit, sensation of a show “Wild ‘N Out”, he has his own music, his own product lines including ties, back-packs and more, and let’s not forget, he is known for making people’s dreams come true by always believing in them, for example, through his NCredible Entertainment. Throughout all of the masterpieces that he has brought to the public that has truly left us all mesmerized, one of the greatest things Nick Cannon has created is the Nickelodeon HALO Awards. The Nickelodeon HALO Awards is a music-filled, inspiring and remarkable award show that recognizes teens who “Help And Lead Others”. Through a magnificent and exciting award show, Nick Cannon has recognized influential teens while inspiring others to get up, take action and “HALO”. Nick Cannon is one of the most sensational individuals to walk on this planet, inspiring everyone to go after their dreams and at the same time, make the world a better place. The way the remarkable Nick Cannon uses his position to be a positive influence in this world is indescribable. Nick Cannon is the definition of a brilliant, stupendous entertainment mogul!
The 2015 Nickelodeon HALO Awards was especially dedicated to the four inspiring HALO recipients: Ethan Cruikshank, Riley Gantt, Joshua Williams, and Ruchita Zaparde. The outstanding work they did to “HALO” and help make the world a better place is one of a kind and so awe-inspiring. These fantastic individuals have made such a difference in the world and have definitely inspired others to do the same!
I, Alexisjoyvipaccess had the utmost and greatest honor covering the renowned and inspiring 2015 Nickelodeon HALO Awards and had a great time speaking with the exceptional Nick Cannon again with the inspiring HALO recipients: Ethan Cruikshank, Riley Gantt, Joshua Williams and Ruchita Zaparde. Nick Cannon and the HALO recipients dish exclusively to Alexisjoyvipaccess all about what they were looking forward to the most at the HALO Awards and they even send out a special message to all of the viewers! Hear what Nick Cannon, Riley Gantt, Ethan Cruikshank, Joshua Williams and Ruchita Zaparde had to say in our VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE interview below!
Check out my VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE interview with Nick Cannon, Ethan Cruikshank, Ruchita Zaparde, Riley Gantt, and Joshua Williams at the 2015 Nickelodeon HALO Awards below! The Nickelodeon HALO Awards is by far, one of the most inspiring and influential award shows on this planet. Created by the legendary Nick Cannon, the HALO Awards honors and recognizes teens who are going out and “Helping And Leading Others”. The HALO Awards shows how these teens are making the world a better place, and influences us all that no matter how small or large the gesture, we all can HALO too! Combined with recognizing the HALO recipients, musical performances, celebrity appearances, and this year’s first ever HALO Hall of Fame recipient, Justin Bieber – the 2015 Nickelodeon HALO Awards continues to be an epic award show that makes entertainment history!
Learn more about the 2015 Nickelodeon HALO Awards recipients below (source: press release):
- Ethan Cruikshank, 16, Mechanicsville, Va. ‐ A guitar player since the age of seven, Ethan Cruikshank was inspired to start Music to My Ears after his school cut music education funding. Since then, Cruikshank’s music program has helped over 100 kids across four states by providing free music lessons through volunteer teachers and distributing instruments to those who can’t afford them.
- Riley Gantt, 15, Sherman Oaks, Calif. – Riley Gantt’s organization Rainbow Pack was born out of her desire to provide kids with the supplies they need to do their homework and be successful learners, regardless of their economic circumstances. With funds raised through fundraising, grants, social media and school supply drives, she has successfully donated over 9000 backpacks filled with school supplies to kids in the Los Angeles area.
- Joshua Williams, 14, Miami Beach, Fla. – Joshua Williams’ commitment to eradicate hunger started with a roadside donation to a starving man when he was four and a half years old. Through William’s organization, Joshua’s Heart Foundation, he designed a food distribution system in local churches, schools and community centers, and continues to raise awareness of hunger and poverty at speaking engagements. He has distributed over 1.1 million pounds of food in South Florida, Jamaica and Africa to date, and helped feed over 50,000 people nationwide.
- Ruchita Zaparde, 18, Plainsboro, N.J. ‐ After a family trip to India exposed Ruchita Zaparde to the plight of widows and the difficulties they faced, she started Sew A Future to help those women achieve financial stability by becoming seamstresses. Zaparde identifies widows in need in India, delivers sewing machines and supplies, and connects the kids who are fundraising in the U.S. to the recipients. Over 200 families have been raised out of poverty with the gift of a sewing machine, thanks to the fundraising efforts of over 1400 students in 30 states.
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