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  • Importance Of Emmy Awards

    An Emmy Award recognizes excellence in the television industry. It corresponds to the Grammy Award for music, the Academy Award, or the Oscar for film and the Tony Award for theatre. Winning all four is referred to as the grand slam or “EGOT” coined by actor Philip Michael Thomas who said his acronym originally stood for energy, growth, opportunity and talent. Only 12 people have achieved this. Directly off the Emmy website, The Emmy Awards were conceived in 1948 and its founding fathers struggled to name the awards. Something interesting I found was that the awards were supposed to be named “Immy’s”, but was feminized as “Emmys” to match the statuette. The first award ceremony was in 1949 and the awards were given to Los Angeles area programming.…

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  • Unfair Awards System Essay

    The Unfair Awards System during Iraq and Afghanistan SGM Roslyn D. Mason United States Sergeants Major Academy Sergeants Major Course (SMC) CL43B SGM JOHN A. KOLODGY October 10, 2016 Having been involved in both Iraq and Afghanistan wars the one consistent thing that I have noticed was a high distribution of awards to officers and senior enlisted whom did not deserve them. At first when reading the citations of extreme heroism, working above and beyond duties, and rank. One would come…

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  • Elia Kazan's Lifetime Achievement Award

    Eric Sze Mrs. Herzman English 11H/Period 6 September 10, 2015 Elia Kazan’s Lifetime Achievement Award was Justified You have probably heard of or seen A Streetcar Named Desire, On the Waterfront, or East of Eden, but did you know they were all directed by a man named Elia Kazan? He is most famous for the movies that he has directed and his contributions to the film industry. He was one of the most prominent film directors in the 20th century, and was awarded the lifetime achievement award for…

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  • Malcolm Baldridge Quality Award Case Study

    is a high honor for any organization to be nominated, let alone receive the Malcolm Baldridge Quality Award. When an organization receives this designation they are stating that they are one of the best in the country in terms of quality care. Patients and customers will except to receive this quality treatment whenever they visit that location that has received this prestigious award. In 2015 one of the best hospitals in the United States received this prestigious award. That hospital is the…

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  • Buffett Awards

    Prior to this assignment, I was not familiar with the Buffett Awards. However, after conducting this assignment I regard this award to be one of the most important conservation awards, as it empowers local conservationists that receive ill attention. Overall, I found the Buffett Award assignment to be very challenging, in a positive way, and inspiring. From both regions, all previous Buffett Award winners had achievements that deserved significant recognition even among the most well known…

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  • The Caldcott Award

    The Caldecott Award is is given annually to the artist of the most distinguished American Picture Book for Children published in the previous year. This medal is given for excellent illustrations in a picture book, and the recipient must be a U.S. citizen or resident. My chosen Caldecott Award book is the winner in 1982, Jumanji, written by Chris Van Allsburg. I chose this book because I have seen the movie, and I was interested in seeing why it won the award, and what it has in common to the…

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  • Sunshine Award

    I 've recently had the honor of being nominated for the Sunshine Award by Carol Preibis from Ahh The Simple Life. It’s an “award” one blogger gives to other bloggers “who are positive and creatively inspire others in the blogosphere.” Thank you so much Carol! It really means a lot! And sorry for taking so long to follow up. How Does the Sunshine Award Work? According to the rules, a nominee should: Thank the person who nominated you. Answer the questions from the person who nominated you.…

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  • Always There Award

    My mom is the unchallenged winner of the Always There award! No matter what is going on in my life, she is right there for me. If I have a problem or make a mistake she is reading my mind and has a solution. I am so appreciative of everything she has done for me. She even works at my school and one of the reasons she does this is to be closer to me. I love her so much and the best feeling in the world is knowing she feels the same about me. The Always There award expresses the way my mom works…

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  • Aseem Award Examples

    I would be pleased to nominate Aseem Kaur for the Student Citizenship Award. As her father, I can personally attest to all of the volunteer activities Aseem has participated in and how she has contributed to her community. I see that the scholarship is intended to go to someone who has contributed to their community, demonstrates a positive demeanor, and is consistently giving a 100% or more of their effort. Aseem fits these qualifications perfectly. Throughout her high school career, she has…

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  • Winter Film Awards

    Film award ceremonies are a commonplace in New York City. Winter Film Awards, WFA, is among many of the film festivals that New York hosts. WFA is a nonprofit, volunteer-run organization that was created with a special purpose in mind back in 2011. This organization highlights the beauty in diversity as well as women. WFA wanted to be a different kind of awards festival with their unique social and cultural origins. WFA strives to create a social setting where people from all different…

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