AWARD DEFINITIONS
  
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
  
The purpose of the Rookie of the Year Award is to recognize a first year member to
ONYX Synchronized Skating who has shown excellence in attendance, dedication,
positive attitude, performance, team spirit and overall contributions as a team player.
Up to two Rookie of the Year awards can be conferred each year.
  
GEM Award
  
The GEM Award recognizes a member on each team that exhibited and demonstrated
positive ATTITUDE, exemplary ATTENDANCE and continual contributed in teamwork,
effort and performance to ACHIEVE the goals set through forth by the team.
Criteria:
    Exhibits outstanding performance at all practices, exhibitions and
       competitions and continually exhibit team spirit.
    Demonstrates positive attitude and is a role model for ONYX Synchro.
    Continue to push herself to excel as an athlete in synchronized skating.
  
  
ONYX Award
  
The ONYX Award recognizes the ONYX Synchronized Skating skater who has
portrayed and demonstrated the true qualities within the meaning of ONYX:
    Inner Strength: A skater who demonstrates the persistence to carry a task to
       completion through focused attention and adaptability.
    Physical Strength: A skater that keeps focused on reaching one’s personal
       goals by exhibiting a consist regime to achieve one’s goal.
    Self-Mastery: A skater who demonstrates the discipline and willpower to stay
       focused and exhibits self-control during critical and adverse situations.