Award Essays

  • Participation Awards

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    trash for that award, which is why these types of awards are influencing and harming the youth of today. Participation awards are tricking children into only putting in enough effort to receive that award, and are not challenging themselves to work harder to achieve something better. Being rewarded may seem like easy money for children, however, this only harms them in the future because children should participate in various activities for their own benefit, rather than expecting an award anytime they

  • The Benefits of Awards

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    There's no feeling quite like receiving an award for your company's hard word, dedication, services and success. It's great to feel recognized and accomplished by key authorities in the field, but is there any purpose to industry awards beyond that? Believe it or not, awards have many benefits for your business and even your customers. Standing Out It's very difficult to stand out and seem unique in practically any market. Any company in the world can say that they're the best or that they have

  • Participation Awards

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    Participation awards and trophies are detrimental to a child's drive and work ethic. In the past decade a push for the belief that “everybody is a winner” . While the thought behind this is to make sure nobody gets their feelings hurt and to not lower someone's self esteem, it is just not practical in the way life works. Not everybody is a winner, just because you gave your best does not mean that you get a trophy. Participation awards cause children to lose their drive to work hard and be the best

  • Participation Awards Essay

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    raging in modern day America, but what is perhaps the most underrated of these debates is the topic of participation awards. Not only these awards, but more so what they represent in handouts, for lack of a better term, is what makes this such a pertinent topic. I agree, perhaps even more strongly, with Kevin Sherrington’s views expressed in his article. The overuse of participation awards amongst todays youth sports are in fact detrimental to their competitive spirit, therefore harmful to their overall

  • Participation Award Essay

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    Congratulations, this award has been presented to oneself for running around the field, and doing nothing to help the team! Many children play sports because of the exhilaration and trepidation they get(acquired?) when participating. But whether or not they play club or recreational depends on the mindset. In club sports, children play to win, not for a participation award. By giving a minor a participation award, it not only makes them less resilient, but also influences their decision making

  • The Juno Awards

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    Over the past 40 years or so, the Juno Award statuette has been through many changes and adaptations. Here’s the journey of the metronome-shaped RPM Gold Leaf awards into the Juno Award of the present-day. 1970-74 The Juno Awards (originally called the RPM Gold Leaf award) was designed by the co-founder of the Juno Awards, Stan Klees. It was an 18 inch award, made of walnut, designed to bear a resemblance to a metronome. 1975 The award was re-created into a larger (23 inch), more acrylic version

  • Participation Awards Should Be Allowed In Sports

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    had won a tournament but, the only thing you received was a participation award. Don't you think you would have liked to receive a metal for winning and giving it your all but instead you just get a participation award?! If you receive a participation award it could make you feel that you are not good at the sport you are in because the only thing you could receive was a participation award. Plus, the cost of these awards is very expensive and the money could have been used for so much more, like

  • Awards And Trophies Given For Participation Analysis

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    The topic of “Awards and Trophies Given for Participation” stirs up many different opinions/ positions pertaining to this particular situation. Personally my main position on this topic is that not just anybody should be rewarded with trophies and awards just for participation. I believe that rewarding anyone for participation takes away motivation, drive and a hard work ethic. I think earning a trophy or an award would be much more satisfying after all of the hard work and dedication someone

  • Achievements Of The Academy Awards

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    English 11 Haddorff March 10 2014 The Academy Awards “An academy award nomination is stuff dreams are made of” -Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Academy award winner in 2012. Since 1927 the academy awards have been fulfilling the dreams of actors, producers, and directors everywhere (History). From when the academy awards were first created, through the milestones over the years, and the iconic oscar statute, the academy awards have become one of the biggest award shows of all time. In early January 1927, MGM

  • Adam Sandler's Kids' Choice Award

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    Adam Sandler is in control -- really The clout of a child-man Monday, April 14, 2003 Posted: 1:07 PM EDT (1707 GMT) Adam Sandler accepts a Kids' Choice Award for best movie actor. Many adult movie critics would disagree. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Story Tools -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- RELATED • Review: Jack's back in 'Anger Management' • 'Anger' tops box office with $44.5M LOS ANGELES

  • History of the Academy Awards

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    Academy Awards are highly anticipated by all people alike, from being televised across the globe. People look forward to the fashion and the glam of seeing their favorite actor or actress get all dolled up for the awards. Some people watch to see if their favorite movie will take home gold or take home all of the awards for the evening. Each year we curl up on the couch to watch the Academy Awards, but how did it get started and become the big event it is today? The idea for the Academy Awards started

  • Media Chronicle: The Academy Awards

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    Academy Awards. I was ten years old when I first watched the ceremony and being so young at the time, all I knew was that a group of celebrities gathered to celebrate movies. Yet, as time went by and as I kept getting older and more knowledgeable about the awards, they became something more to me. The show not only changed my perspective about movies, but it also gave me a new insight into what I want to do with my life, and about the power of dreams and choices. Historically, the Academy Awards were

  • Military Awards Essay

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    2. PURPOSE: To establish policies and procedures for processing Military Awards within the command and to ensure all Soldiers who distinguish themselves through exceptional achievement, service, qualifications, or acts of heroism or valor receive the appropriate tangible recognition. 3. POLICY: a. The recommended Soldier’s records manager will verify that the Soldier is not flagged and has a valid APFT and HTWT in the system prior to signing the DA 638. b. The records manager will

  • Analysis of Jim Valvano’s Arthur Ashe Award Acceptance Speech

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    as a result he created the V Foundation, whose raises money for cancer research. In 1993, Valvano won the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the ESPY’s. In his acceptance speech, Valvano effectively incorporates the three appeals of speech writing, but uses a strong ethos appeal to capture the audience. Through such a strong ethos appeal, Valvano makes himself worthy for the award he is receiving, which is the goal for any acceptance speech. Valvano’s speech is also effective because he uses four of

  • Participation Award

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    tried their best...'cause sometimes your best is not enough," linebacker for the Pittsburg Steelers James Harrison (Kozicka). Ever since competitions have existed, prizes have always been given out; the winner receives the big award, while the losers receive a participation award. Why does it seem that there is a fear of sending home a child "empty handed."(Wandschneider)? Although there are some benefits to children receiving participation trophies, they are greatly outweighed by the negative aspects

  • Awards Essay

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    And now, presenting the twenty-two time winner of the annual “Ultimate Gratitude” Competition, in which we determine who is truly the most deserving of our thanks: Mom! For your incredible feats of stamina, wisdom, and patience, the “Award of Ultimate Gratitude” is yours. Thanks Mom! Your stamina is tested every single day, and you always rise to the challenge. I mean, You somehow manage to wake up with me at five in the morning and drop me off about six miles away, before continuing another thirty

  • Malcolm Baldrige Awards Analysis & Recommendations of a Successful Quality Model

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    companies demonstrate what it means to be a successful is by who they are, as well as how they achieved a world-class performance level in their respective industries. One successful company is Midway USA. They were the winner of the Malcolm Baldrige Award in 2009 for small businesses, a second successful company is, the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) which was the winner in 2007 for Non-profit organizations. We will be looking at how each company used the Baldrige

  • Final Award Analysis

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    A second meaning sometimes given to the term “final award” is that the award finally settles a portion of the dispute that can be separated from the remainder of the dispute but it does not necessarily terminate the arbitration or the mandate of the arbitrators to consider the remaining portions of the dispute. Such an award has all of the consequences of a final award in that it is res judicata in respect of what is contained in it, and it would be subject to set aside proceedings brought by the

  • AVID Standout Award

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    I believe that I am the best choice for the AVID Standout Award because I am a hard worker, a leader, and I give back to the community. I have always been a student that doesn't give up when they are struggling and wants to keep learning. I personally believe that a good education is the first priority of any human being because education has brought us where we are today in the world. During my career as a student, I have moved schools a total of six times. It is a challenge to adapt to a new school

  • What Is The Wooden Award?

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    In his sophomore year, he was considered the college player of the year. His junior year was even better, along with maintaining his previous title; he received both the Naismith and Wooden awards (“Jordan Bio”). Both of these awards are similar to the college player of the year award. The Wooden award is named after Coach John Wooden. The design of the trophy is based upon his “ideas of the total basketball player.” ("About"). It displays five players, each of which are representing a different