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finalist

a contestant who has reached the last and decisive stage of a sports or other competition
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All winners and grand finalists were awarded with a plaque of recognition, four DreamPlay tickets, and a photo opportunity with Poppy and Branch.
Among 32 finalists out of more than 550 teachers nominated statewide are:
"The finalists are recognized, not merely for their efforts to better their community, but for their quality of process toward that effort," said David Hogan, chairman of the ONE Awards Selection Commission.
Four of the eight finalists in the Best Special Feature category were from the Inquirer.
Del Rosario carded a 10-game series of 2137 pinfalls at Coronado (Starlanes) to show the way for 23 other initial finalists in the ladies' division.
They will be judged on appearance and intelligence to reach the last 32 for the final in Seoul, on July 4 The final will be broadcasted live on MBC Every1 and MBC Music at 7:00 pm The Miss Korea Pageant finalists head to Yongin, Gyeonggi Province.
The three finalists for the individual awards were announced on Wednesday.
Muscat: MEED has announced this year's finalists of the only recognition scheme honouring completed projects in the Gulf region, with 16 finalists from the Sultanate.
PET Xi Training was also a finalist in the Contribution to the Community category.
It was a tough challenge to select three finalists out of so many outstanding entrants.
Results are as follows: Mens Doubles F2/F3 - Champions Iffu Khan and Mark Villanueva (Fusion/Independent) finalists Sonia and Mark Pangilinan (Jaguars); Men's Doubles F4 - champions Ari Nugraha and M.