Popular web site Babble.com includes the Monfres as one of 10 America's Most Impressive Families.
Dallas, TX – Jan. 4, 2013: The twelve year old creator and host of the nationally syndicated science program Exploration Nation will be appearing at Brookhaven College’s Earth Science Fair February 23rd and 24th at the College’s campus in Dallas, Texas.
Feb. 23-24, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Free Admission! Free Parking!
Cub Scouts, Boy and Girl Scouts, come and earn a patch!
Exploration Nation was recently featured in a full page spread in Time for Kids - the kid's version of Time Magazine. The publication is distributed to over 250,000 educators in the U.S.
Enzo, Haley and Emma are ordinary kids working on an extraordinary mission. They are joining up with a team of Special Forces medics and elite, global surgeons to deliver medical aid to the Rama Indians of Nicaragua in the spring of 2013.
In partnership with HumaniTV, the journey will be beamed to tens of thousands of kids around the globe by satellite as the three middle school students trek through the jungles of Central America performing research on sustainable agriculture and seeing first hand how science and innovation improves peoples’ lives....
Enzo Monfre, team Captain of Exploration Nation has been awarded the 2012 Presidential Service Gold Award by President Obama.
The Gold Award is the President's highest honor for individual service. The President’s Volunteer Service Award is a premier volunteer awards program, encouraging United States citizens through presidential recognition to live a life of service....
Austin, TX - December, 2011: Enzo Monfre has been awarded a 2011 STEM Champion Award for Media Outreach. Other STEM champions include Senator Florence Shapiro, National Instruments founder Jeff Kodosky, author Jim Brazell, Representative Mark Strama and David Laude, Dean of Natural Sciences at the University of Texas.
The annual award is bestowed upon members of the education, scientific and media community to recognize significant contributions to science education, technology and methods....
Five weeks after posting his first video "The Praying Mantis, At just seven years old, Enzo appeared on the popular, nationwide Ellen DeGeneres Show with James Taylor.
The producers of the show found Enzo on YouTube. They brought a wide variety of animals for Enzo to talk about.
Enzo scores a feature article in the city’s largest newspaper. “Enzoology is really a happy accident entirely created by our family,” says Pete Monfre, Enzo's dad. “We had no idea that so many people would embrace the concept; it was only our intention to support Enzo's interests.”
READ THE ARTICLE.
Enzo Wins 2011 International Young Eco-Hero Award
Action For Nature’s International Young Eco-Hero Award program honors the work of young people between the ages of 8 and 16 who have done creative environmental projects.
At age seven, Enzo had the idea to make a show to let kids know that science and nature were really cool. His passion for the earth and all things scientific led to the creation of Exploration Nation, a video series and curriculum for elementary students. With the support of NASA, The University of Texas, U.S. Fish and Wildlife, and many other organizations, he makes educational videos called Enzoology and posts them on his website: www.enzoology.com....
By Sarah Jean Billeiter, Fri., Dec. 19, 2008
Eight-year-old Enzo Monfre bounces like a pinball between exhibits in the Texas Memorial Museum, happily running full speed through what he knows about each one. Seeing the skeleton of a soft-shelled turtle, he chirps, "I caught one once – it tried to bite me!" When his mother tells him that we should all sit down so that we can talk, he smiles nervously: "We are talking." Although shy when caught off guard, Enzo is confident when talking natural science, and that confidence –along with a boatload of charm –might just land him his own television show.