The Week contest: The Nobody Awards - Nov. 6, 2009

Click here for results of last week's contest: Human Resources

Results: After the prestigious Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership went to nobody this year because the awards committee couldn’t find anyone worthy, we asked you to come up with another prize that probably won’t be awarded to anyone in ’09. The (empty) envelope, please?

FIRST PRIZE: Real Estate Salesperson of the Year

Subscribe to The Week

Escape your echo chamber. Get the facts behind the news, plus analysis from multiple perspectives.


Sign up for The Week's Free Newsletters

From our morning news briefing to a weekly Good News Newsletter, get the best of The Week delivered directly to your inbox.

From our morning news briefing to a weekly Good News Newsletter, get the best of The Week delivered directly to your inbox.

Sign up

Steve Smargon, Grass Lake, MI

SECOND PRIZE: Best Parenting in a Reality TV Show

Konstantine Diamond, Manhattan Beach, CA

THIRD PRIZE: Banker of the Decade

Lisa Zakai, Catonsville, MD


Best Town Hall Moderator

Dan C. Gallo, Arlington, VA

American Automotive Executive of the Year

Van Ingram, Goodlettsville, TN

The Lehman Brothers Award for Best New Hedge Fund Manager

Bob Thurn, Hunt, TX

The Securities and Exchange Commission Bernard Madoff Watchdog Award

Laura Allen La Porte, IN (and others, similar)

The Polonius Prize for Anyone Neither A Borrower or a Lender

Raymond Smith, Lynn, MA

The Tamarlane Prize for Excellence in Foreign Occupation of Afghanistan (vacant for 700 years)

Richard Gans, Briarcliff Manor, NY

Cleveland Browns MVP

Jeremy Howard, Germantown, MD

Best NFL Franchise in Detroit

Karen H. Safran, Commerce Township, MI

Washington Mutual Employee of the Year

Bill Muse, Seattle

Most Considerate Cell Phone User

Cathy Curtis, Finksburg, MD

Vaccine Producers’ Guild 2009 Estimator of the Year

Peter Stasiowski, Pittsfield, MA

Largest Subscription Gain by a Daily Newspaper

Jack Nordick, Ortonville, MN

Most Level-Headed Cable News Commentator

Daisy Michael, Westminster, MD

FoxNews Fact Checker of the Year

Gerard Barry, San Jose, CA

John Hancock Prize Awarded to the member of Congress who signed his/her name to a bill that would actually improve the country.

David Levin, Suitland, MD

The Nobel Peace Prize

Donald Foster, Wareham, MA (and others)

Continue reading for free

We hope you're enjoying The Week's refreshingly open-minded journalism.

Subscribed to The Week? Register your account with the same email as your subscription.