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Recent Interview with Frank
Michelle Seiler-Tucker, Certified Business Broker, Certified Business Analyst and Founder of ‘Tucker Teens and Tots’, Interviews Frank Shankwitz at Secret Knock. Michelle Welcomes Frank to her Board of Directors. Tucker Teens & Tots is a non-profit to help neglected and abused children.
Frank has been published, spoken about, seen and featured in…
As a Keynote Speaker, Frank brings with him a wealth of experiences and wisdom that will delight your audience.
In 2004, Frank received “The President’s Call To Service” award from President George W. Bush.
In 2006, Frank received the “Making A Difference In The World” award from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
Frank, along with Cindy McCain, received the “Making A World Of Difference” award from Tempe, Arizona Sister City Foundation.
In December, 2015, Frank was identified as one of the, “10 Most Amazing Arizonans” in a front page article in the Arizona Republic.
Frank has been featured USA Magazine, The Huffington Post, Professional Performance Magazine, and the Arizona Republic’s “100 Years – What Is Right With Arizona” by columnist E.J. Montini.
August 25, 2016, The Higher Connection Network of Beverly Hills presented the Higher Lifetime Achievement Award.
On April 7, 2017, Frank joined past award winners Matthew McConaughey and Morgan Freeman, as a recipient of the Unite4:Humanity Celebrity ICON Award for Social Impact, presented during the gala held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
On June 17, 2017, Frank was presented the Steve Jennings Invincible Warrior Lifetime Achievement award at Spirit Summit Conference in Los Angeles.
Frank has been featured in the documentary film, “Stickability“, along with numerous television programs, including “U.S. Customs Classified”, “Real Stories of the Highway Patrol”, “COPS”, “New American Thunder’s, “A Wish of Hope”, “The Glenn Beck Show”, Fox News “Heroes and Stories”, and CBS “60 Minutes”.
Featured in Books
With a foreword by Make-A-Wish® cofounder Frank Shankwitz, Once Upon A Wish shares the wishes of eight children–their stories inspiring testimonials to the resilience and strength of the human spirit. These families generously invite us into their worlds, allowing us to become part of their darkest moments, their unimaginable realities, their greatest hopes, deepest fears, and unbelievable triumphs.
The Power of Legacy
Heros for my Son
News & Media
In December, 2015, Frank was identified as one of the, "10 Most Amazing Arizonans" in a front page article in the Arizona Republic. ARTICLE REFERENCE: Amazing Arizonans: Frank Shankwitz, the DPS trooper who became the wish...read more
The Tempe Sister Cities Award honors individuals who have made a substantial difference in people’s lives around the globe through their humanitarian efforts. This is Tempe Sister Cities’ way of thanking and honoring humanitarians who bring hope and comfort to...read more
In 2004, Frank Shankwitz received the President's Call to Service Award. The President's Call to Service Award is awarded by the President of the United States to people who have completed more than 4,000 hours of community service. It is the highest level of the...read more
IN MAY, 2015, FRANK JOINED 6 U.S. PRESIDENTS, NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS AD LEADERS OF INDUSTRY AS A RECIPIENT OF THE ELLIS ISLAND MEDAL OF HONORread more
ON DECEMBER 20, 2015, FRANK DELIVERED THE COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS TO THE AUTUMN 2015 GRADUATING CLASS OF THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY IN COLUMBUS, OHIO, WITH 19,000 PEOPLE IN ATTENDANCE.read more