Richard Stiennon honored with leadership award

By Tucker HarringtonCenzic, an Internet application provider that protects against infringements, recently announced that it awards Richard Stiennon, an analyst for the company, with the second annual Cenzic Cyber Security Leadership award. This award is given to an expert in the industry that has made the biggest efforts in educating others about cyber security."I respect Cenzic's dedication to building awareness around cybersecurity and I couldn't be more hon...
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Sporting News names Justin Verlander Player of the Year

By Tucker HarringtonSporting News recently announced that Detroit Tigers' pitcher Justin Verlander is this year's recipient of the Player of the Year award, which is chosen based on votes from all professional players. This year, 177 players voted from the American League and 112 from the National League. He received 67 votes, earning him the recognition."He's pretty incredible," Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira said after facing Verlander in the A...
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Glenn Close to receive Career Achievement Award

By Tucker HarringtonThe Palm Springs International Film Festival recently announced that it will be honoring actress Glenn Close with the Career Achievement Award at its 23rd annual awards gala, according to Entertainment Tonight."Glenn Close has the gift of mesmerizing an audience whenever she performs," the Film Festival's chairman, Harold Matzner, said in a statement. "Since her film debut in 1982, Close's ability to capture the essence of a charac...
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Former Cal rower Jill Costello honored with NCAA Inspiration Award

By Abigail RichardsThe NCAA announced Wednesday that they will be honoring the late Jill Costello with this year's Inspiration Award, which is given to a coach or player who is confronted with a life-altering situation and still perseveres and shows dedication.Costello died at 22, 15 months after she found out she was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer. Her two goals were to graduate from UC Berkeley and to see the Cal women's varsity crew team, which she was the...
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Second Sight Medical Products honored at World Technology Summit

By Tucker HarringtonSecond Sight Medical Products was recently recognized at the World Technology Summit with the big award of the night for its Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System, which restores partial vision for those who are blinded by outer retinal degenerations.The award is given to a company that showcases innovative work, which changes science and technology in the long run.This one out of a couple awards they have recently received, as the company was granted 100th U...
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Hollywood Film Awards took place Monday night

By Tucker HarringtonThe 15th annual Hollywood Film Awards took place Monday night at the Beverly Hills Hotel. These recognition awards honor the best in the film industry in the past year, and it also kicks off award season, according to the Hollywood Reporter.One of the biggest winners of the night was Michelle Williams, who earned the Hollywood Actress Award for her role on "My Week with Marilyn." Don Murray,who played an on-screen love interest of Marilyn Monroe,...
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Progressive’s Jeff Charney receives Adweek’s Brand Genius Award

By Abigail RichardsAdweek, the trade publication for the marketing and advertising industry, recently awarded Jeff Charney, who is the chief marketing officer of Progressive Insurance, with this year's Brand Genius Award. These annual awards are given to people who make a brand truly succeed."I'm honored to accept this award on behalf of the Progressive nation, and to see our brand recognized alongside some of the best in the world," said Charney. "Wh...
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The 10 winners chosen for the Whiting Writers’ Awards announced

By Tucker HarringtonThe Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation handed out the annual Whiting Writers' Awards, which are given to the 10 most promising writers of the year, this past Tuesday night, according to Mediabistro."It is wonderful to see from the books these writers have published that the small, independent presses and university presses continue to be a strong, vital presence in the literary world, and it is also heartening that the larger presses are still investi...
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Jose Bautista and Matt Kemp presented with Hank Aaron Awards

By Jonathan BennettJose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays and Matt Kemp of the Los Angeles Dodgers were given the Hank Aaron Award for offensive excellence this past Monday evening.The players received the award before Game 5 of the World Series. The Texas Rangers later won against St. Louis Cardinals, making it a 3-2 series with the Rangers up one.The award is named after iconic baseball player Hank Aaron, who passed Babe Ruth's all-time home run record. The award was e...
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FineAwards.com offers beautiful custom glass awards

By Abigail RichardsWhen someone is awarded for what they have done, it is truly an honor. It does not matter what the recognition involves - employee appreciation, winning a contest or successfully spearheading a fundraiser. It can be a consistent reminder of what the recipient has achieved. FineAwards.com provides a wide selection of custom made glass awards that are sure to satisfy any ceremony. Plus, many will want to show of such an achievement and what better way than wi...
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