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adjective closing, completing, concluding, conclusory, crowning, decisive, definitive, end, ending, extreme, extremus, finishing, irrevocable, last, rearmost, supreme, terminal, terminating, terminational, terminative, ultimate, ultimus, unappealable, without appeal
Associated concepts: final accounting, final adjudication, final and conclusive, final award, final conviction, final deciiion, final decree, final determination, final disposition, final finding, final hearing, final judgment, final offer, final order, final settlement, final submission
See also: absolute, binding, categorical, certain, complete, conclusive, crucial, decisive, definitive, determinative, extreme, inappealable, incontestable, irrevocable, last, peremptory, positive, ultimate
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People came to play the game and were serious competitors,'' adds finalist Michael Thomas, who, along with the other contestants, had to submit 35 recipes.
Each of the finalists will receive a notebook computer and a scholarship of $5,000 to $100,000 after a week of science activities and a final round of judging in March in Washington, D.
Saugus loses half of the area's strongest top four, as graduation will claim Southern Section finalist Downs and Jill Shatkus, who earned a scholarship from Division II Rockhurst University.
The competition had 1,652 entrants in all, and the finalists were among the 300 competitors who were named semifinalists on Jan.
Over 400,000 votes were cast to select the top five finalists (in alphabetical order):
Stephanie Aston (Saugus), Foothill League champ; Lotta Andonian (Rio Mesa of Oxnard), Southern Section finalist; Laura Bernstein (Calabasas), Southern Section finalist; Rishika Das (Quartz Hill), Golden League champ; Jasmine Koehler (Agoura), season scoring leader for Marmonte League champs; Hillary Mow (Harvard-Westlake of Studio City), Southern Section finalist; Alana Niello (La Reina of Thousand Oaks), Frontier League co-MVP; Chelsea Orozco (Highland of Palmdale), leading scorer for Golden League champs); Marie Roscigno (Valencia), Southern Section finalist; Jennifer Haws (Thousand Oaks), Southern Section finalist.
This year's finalists represent an impressive array of technology and business excellence, passion and success.
The top winner will receive $100,000 toward college, and all finalists will take home a high-performance computer and a scholarship of at least $5,000.
1) Four of five finalists for the Valley's top civic honor, the Fernando Award, named Wednesday at the Sheraton Universal are: from left, Jill Banks Barad, Sheldon I.
Democratic National Committee spokesman Tony Wyche said the committee will meet today and probably reduce a list of six competing cities down to three finalists before a decision on the host is made later this winter.
In the next few weeks, EDN's worldwide audience of electronics engineers and engineering managers will use an online ballot to select the ultimate winners from among these finalists.
This week, judges announced the finalists for the national competition's 60th anniversary year.