proxime accessit


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proxime accessit

(ˈprɒksɪmɪ ækˈsɛsɪt)
n
(Education) the person coming next after the winner in a competitive examination or an academic prize giving; runner-up
[Latin: he came next]
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A spokesperson said: "Well done to all our award winners, with special mention for our Dux, Jade McPhail, and Proxime Accessit, Kayleigh McLean, and to our former School Captains, who were awarded the Provost Cup for their outstanding contribution to our school community."
Proxime Accessit - A Level Programme (Runner-up to Dux Scholarum): Ingrid Bahnemann.
Proxime Accessit - IB Programme (Runner-up to Dux Scholarum): Lana Ladki.
The award winners were: Erin Deans, Jane Elliot Award; Cheara Hendry, The Gleniffer High School Award; Adam Salisbury, Marilyn Stirling Award for outstanding contribution to the school band; Rachel Campbell, Marilyn Stirling Award for outstanding contribution to school concerts; Esther Crocket, Alison Johnston Award for excellence in home economics; Keiran Attwater, Ruth Carroll Memorial for citizenship; Heather Moriarty, Proxime Accessit; Rebecca Richard, Dux; Cameron Cochrane, D Jack Award; Jessica Fraser, Excellence in Music; Robbie Campbell, head boy and Ciara Phillips, head girl.
Feargus was named dux, Rachael took the proxime accessit award and Michael had top prelim results.
A proxime accessit award of 250 [pounds sterling] may also be made.
The Dux Scholarum - A Level Programme Outstanding Student of the Year went to Natalie Myatt, while the Proxime Accessit - A Level Programme (Runner-up to Dux Scholarum) was given to Ishaan Mittal.
PROXIME ACCESSIT Sebastian Walsh (University of Durham) 'Most trusty and beloved': Friendship, trust and experience in the exercise of informal power within the early Elizabethan polity--the case of Sir Nicholas Throckmorton.
The Gladstone History Book prize for 2000 (for a first time author, on a non-British subject) was awarded to Matthew Innes for State and Society in the Middle Ages: The Middle Rhine Valley 400-1000 (Cambridge UP), a work on social and political relationships in a region where unusually rich documentary evidence is available; proxime accessit was Rebecca Spang's The Invention of the Restaurant (Harvard UP), which finds the origins of the institution in the health fads of eighteenth-century France.
Proxime accessit was Austerity in Britain: Rationing, Controls, and Consumption 1939-1955 (Oxford UP) by Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska who until recently taught at Aberystwyth but is now based at the University of Illinois, Chicago).
Andy Wood's The Politics of Social Conflict: The Peak Country, 1520-1770 (Cambridge UP) was the proxime accessit.