Dr. Ballard Shared Love of the Sea with Students at BB&T Center
Dr. Ballard Shared Love of the Sea with Students at BB&T Center – Feb. 2, 2015, The Florida Panthers hosted underwater explorer Dr. Ballard to share his incredible discoveries and passion for the sea with the students of Broward County. The event was held in the BB&T Center where the students were able to view pictures and accounts from exciting expeditions like the German battleship Bismarck, as well as the natural wonders under the surface of the sea. Additionally, Dr. Ballard shared insights from his 1985 discovery of the RMS Titanic as well as his latest 2014 expedition aboard the Exploration Vessel (E/V) Nautilus. It was a fantastic event and the students truly appreciated the firsthand account from Dr. Ballard. This event was made possible by the Florida Panthers Foundation. The Foundation partnered with the Ocean Exploration Trust (OET) and Dr. Ballard for the 2014 exploration voyage throughout the Florida Straits, Gulf Coast, and Caribbean as well as OET’s STEM initiatives in Broward County schools.