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    Color Guard Award Essay

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    This year I achieved a fairly prestigious award. I had received the National School Color Guard Award. This award is achieved by sheer talent and being a good person by helping others out. This essay will go over my story working up to achieving the award and what my take on it is. The National School Color Guard Award should be what every member of any color guard team tries to achieve. It is also extremely easy to achieve if the person attempting to achieve it is willing to put in the time. This award is achieved by not only talent, but also from helping others out, and just having a good attitude in general. This award is achieved by meeting all of these requirements. last school year, I, much like most of the other seasoned guard members, had been working our tails off to get the new members to know how to do the fundamental tricks. We were also trying to show that we were fit to be a section leader. We all took turns to step…

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    back to second grade. You may have participated in the spelling bee, or a little league team, or something having to do with competition. Do you remember everyone getting awards? Maybe. Now, do you still have that award? Probably not, because the award was pointless, which is why you more than likely can't remember what you received the award for. Now think back again, when you received this award, did you envy the first place winner? No, you were happy that you all got the same trophy. Yet…

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    For those interested in improving kids perseverance, hard work, and resilience in events or competitions, you should say goodbye to participation trophies. James Harrison and journalist, Nancy Armour agree that participation awards aren't the way to go. Stating that they are blocking kids from the future of harsh realities and discourages the motivation to try their best and persevere. I agree wholeheartedly. I believe participation awards are a waste of time and more importantly discouraging…

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    Today participation awards are common place. Everyone knows what they are but not many people know the effects these awards may have on youth athletes. These awards promote a warped sense of self importance. These awards are also a waste of money that could be put towards more important things, such as scholarship programs and training for coaches. If kids works hard and get an award they will have earned it and know they have earned it, and that will mean more than any participation award. …

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    Importance Of Emmy Awards

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    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…

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    Alex David Persuasive Speech Do you think kids should get participation awards for something they aren’t really good at? Kids shouldn’t be given awards that they don’t deserve, there should only be one winner and one winner only, instead of everyone winning wins. My reasons for thinking this are: people who think they are good at something tend to do the same thing, people who think they are good at something don’t try to get better because they think they are good already, and the real…

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    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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    Robert De Niro Awards

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    The two leading stars of this film, “The Intern” have benefited from comedy at some point throughout their careers. The first one, is Robert De Niro, who entered into the world of comedy back in 1999 with “Analyze This,” which became a critical and commercial success, and it earned De Niro a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical. After “Analyze This,” De Niro continued pursuing and stretching his comedic prowess with “Meet the Parents” in 2000. This film also became a…

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    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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    Looking For Alaska is an amazing young adult novel about a boy, Miles, going to the same boarding school his dad went to when he was younger. We see him grow up and meet new friends in this story, while learning more than he ever imagined. Looking For Alaska was chosen out of hundreds of books to be given the Michael L. Printz award. This award is given to books that are thought to be the best for young adults. Looking For Alaska deserved the Michael L. Printz award for the compelling themes it…

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