10 Years of Bow Seat

Learn more about Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs' history and milestones, meet some of our award-winning student artists from around the globe, and explore special projects and campaigns we’ve been involved with over the years.

2009-08-01 11:20:21

Filming "From the Bow Seat"

In 2009, Bow Seat's founder Linda Cabot and her daughters embarked on a journey to film a documentary about environmental issues impacting the Gulf of Maine, a transformative experience that would lead to the creation of Bow Seat.

2011-04-15 11:01:40

Launch of Ocean Awareness Essay Contest

The Contest was launched to challenge high school students to think critically and respond personally to real challenges facing the ocean.

2011-05-26 17:58:08

Documentary Premieres on Maine Public TV

2011-09-15 02:05:57

68 Essays Received for First Ocean Awareness Contest

2011-10-01 23:09:21

First Ocean Awareness Contest Judges

Karen Alexander, an ocean historian, and Sara Ellis, a marine biologist, join the Bow Seat team as judges for the Ocean Awareness Essay Contest.

2012-05-15 16:15:04

Isaac Jaegerman - First Place Winner

Isaac (Portland High School, ME) earned First Place in the inaugural Ocean Awareness Essay Contest for his powerful piece on overfishing.

2012-09-15 01:21:56

2013 Ocean Awareness Essay Contest

The Ocean Awareness Essay Contest challenged high school students to think critically and respond personally to real threats facing the ocean.

2013-01-05 07:48:10

Kelly Mercer Joins Team as Program Intern

2013-06-18 14:40:24

114 Essays Received for 2013 Ocean Awareness Essay Contest

We received submissions from students in 15 states and Canada.

2013-08-01 10:48:28

Sidni Frederick - First Place Winner

Sidni Frederick (Brookline High School, MA) earned First Place for her essay "The Story of the North Atlantic Right Whale: Past, Present, and Future."

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