CARA award winners announced

By Tucker HarringtonThe winners of this year's CARA awards, which recognizes the top athletes and teams for its young sports in Clarenville, Canada, according to the Packet.Some of the winners included Stephanie Marie Fleming and Andrew Smith, who won the Cholock Memorial Award for exceeding in more than one sport throughout the year. This is the 40th year for the CARA organization, the media outlet reports."The quality of the nominees was exceptional. The response ...
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Kenan Advantage Group honored with awards

By Tucker HarringtonThe Kenan Advantage Group (KAG), which is a tank truck transporter, recently received awards from both its customers and industry associations due to their exceptional services.KAG, which transports different chemicals including fuel and industrial gases, received an award from their organization and their customers. Both the Fuels Delivery Group and the Speciality Products Group were recognized."We are very pleased with the performance of our drivers...
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Teen Choice Awards nominees announced

By Jonathan BennettThis year's Teen Choice Awards, which honors the best films, music and television, nominees were recently released, and the movie to receive the most nods was none other than the third version of the "Twilight Saga: Eclipse" with 12, including best sci-fi fantasy film.The popular singing comedy on the Fox network, "Glee," snagged the second most nominations with nine, one of which is best TV comedy.A couple rated-R movies also made ...
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VideoBloom one of the winners of the Telly Awards

By Tucker HarringtonThe Telly Awards, which honors the best local and regional cable television and commercials, recently announced the winners of this year. One of which was the Denver-based VideoBloom, and it won two of these recognition awards.The company was awarded for two of their online videos - "Actualize the Enterprise Cloud" and "Nutri-Lyze/Stable-Lyze."The senior video editor at the company, Hans Damkoehler, expressed how grateful he was for the...
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National Principal Award nominees released

By Abigail RichardsThe six nominees for this year's National Principal Award, which is given to both a high school and middle school principal, was recently announced. According to the Salt Lake Tribune, one of their local principals was one of the six.Robert Sonju is the principal at Fossil Ridge Intermediate School in St. George, Utah, and was one of the nominees chosen by a panel of judges, the news source reports.According to the Hartford Courant, New Britain High Sc...
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National High School Musical Theater Awards winners announced

By Tucker HarringtonThe annual National High School Musical Theater Awards ceremony took place last night in New York City, and teens from all over the country took home Jimmy Awards for their work in performing acts at their respective schools, according to Broadway World.One of the big awards, Best Actor, went to Ryan McCartan of Minnetonka High School in Minnesota as he beat out Sarah Cartwright of Eastview High School, which is also located in Minnesota, according to the ...
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Maya Moore snags back-to-back Honda-Broderick Cup

By Tucker HarringtonThe former University of Connecticut's basketball star Maya Moore was recently awarded with the Honda-Broderick Cup, which honors college female athletes of the year, for the second year in a row, according to USA Today.The announcement came out at Columbia University this past Monday."It really makes me appreciate the timing of just coming into the University of Connecticut with the people that I did," Moore told the news source. "If I...
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Personalizing recognition awards for employees

By Tucker HarringtonSummertime can make any employee glance out the window, and wish they were on a beach or by a pool. However, by hosting recognition awards this time of year for the professionals in an office that have done exceptionally well can boost productivity and loyalty to the employer and their company. In addition, if the employer personalizes the recognition award, it may take it a step further.Engraving a unique message on a crystal trophy can be the perfect way...
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BET Awards aired live last weekend

By Abigail RichardsThis year's BET Awards took place in Los Angeles this past Sunday, and the show was nothing short of exciting.Awards were given out to Kanye West for Best Male Hip-Hop Artist, and Nicki Minaj for the female equivalent. Jaden Smith and his sister Willow Smith tied for Young Star. Michael Vick also won for Best Sportsman after he returned to football following his 19-month jail sentence for dog fighting.In addition, Patti Labelle, who is 66 years old and...
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NextDocs awarded with an innovation award

By Tucker HarringtonThe winners of this year's Microsoft Corporations Life Science Innovation Awards, which honors companies who use Microsoft SharePoints software to help life science organizations succeed, were recently announced. The recipient for the Best Innovative Collaboration was NextDocs Corporation for their work with Thermo Fisher Scientific.The award winners were announced at the Drug Information Association's annual meeting, which took place in Chicago ...
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