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blue ribbon

(in Britain) a badge of blue silk worn by members of the Order of the Garter

blue ribbon

denotes highest honor. [Western Folklore: Brewer Dictionary, 127]
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Noah Gorenz received a blue ribbon, a Top Project, and a Wild Card for his trebuchet.
Blue ribbon chair Senator Richard Gordon said on Tuesday the inquiry could be held by late next week, after the committee tackles the 'conflict of interest' allegations against Health Secretary Francisco Duque III.
Senator Grace Poe on Wednesday said she is eyeing to lead the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee in the next Congress.
THE Senate Blue Ribbon Committee is poised to open an inquiry into the fire that broke out at the Bureau of Customs (BOC) main headquarters in Manila in late February, just as the agency was busy resolving the operational problems contributing to ports congestion which businesses have been complaining of.
Senate blue ribbon mulls probe into Customs port building fire !-- -- (philstar.com) - March 1, 2019 - 5:40pm MANILA, Philippines The Senate Blue Ribbon committee is eyeing an investigation into the fire that gutted a Bureau of Customs building last week.
The 11 principals from the 2018 cohort of National Blue Ribbon Schools will be honored during the National Blue Ribbon Schools awards ceremony on Wednesday, Nov.
"Moana" songwriter Lin-Manuel Miranda, who could potentially become (http://www.ibtimes.com/what-egot-lin-manuel-miranda-can-complete-rare-feat-2017-oscars-2497944) an EGOT winner tonight, wore a blue ribbon to support the ACLU.
Gene's Johns and Blue Ribbon Restroom Trailers are both family owned and operated.
Overall, the response to Blue Ribbon Panel recommendations for guiding the Cancer Moonshot initiative were well received, though some patient advocates say a few key issues were overlooked.
Bruce and Eric Bromberg, chefs and co-founders of Blue gibbon Restaurants, will introduce a new concept to their roster this fall, Blue Ribbon Federal Grill, at 84 William Street.
Blue Ribbon Vegetable Gardening: The Secrets to Growing the Biggest and Best Prizewinning Produce comes from an author who is a blue ribbon winner in gardening, and who provides tips for home growers who want to make their produce the best.
as a winner of its annual DREAM BIG Blue Ribbon Small Business Awards[R], recognizing 100 companies for their success and their contributions to America's economic growth and vitality.