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high flier

A person who has the potential for or who has achieved great success. Tim was such a high-flier in college that it's no surprise he's achieved such great success in his career.
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RWAS in hunt for high flyers THE Royal Welsh Agricultural Society is to recruit two high-flyers to drive innovation and boost income.
The Montessori People Nursery School, based in the High Flyers Children's Centre in Thornaby, bid a fond farewell to the class of 2016 with a graduation event.
Thorn Baker has introduced the High Flyers Club to get the best from its staff, with the initiative rewarding stand-out performances from its most successful staff on an annual basis with an all-expenses paid weekend in Barcelona.
Travel Business Review-January 9, 2015--bmi regional launches 'Be Elvis for a day' for high flyers
LAWYERS from legal firm Higgs & Sons battled through torrential rain to create a brand new sensory garden for the High Flyers initiative in Wombourne.
Findings include: (1) A majority of high flyers maintained their status over time, but substantial numbers "lost altitude"; (2) Most Descenders don't fall far; and (3) High flyers grew academically at similar rates to low and middle achievers in math, but grew at slightly slower rates than low and middle achievers in reading.
The exclusive leather-bound photo album featuring original pictures from Alan Shearer's football career will be auctioned off at the NSPCC High Flyers Ball tonight.
Elizabeth Nuttall and Terri-Ann Shaw are both members of the Pennine High Flyers, based in Huddersfield.
Head of Economics Steve Kay said: "Merchants has a long tradition of inspiring some of Britain's financial high flyers and Economics is our most popular subject.
PRESCOT Cables face a tough first FA Cup hurdle when they travel to UniBond Premier Division high flyers Witton Albion in today's first gualifying round.
The team, named the Jaguar High Flyers, fought off competition from across the country to win the Wright Challenge.
But with the Nordic combiners toting firearms, those high flyers would make perfect clay pigeons.
That editorial team includes Deborah Asbrand, Michaela Cavallaro, Keith Dawson, Jen Muehlbauer, David Sims, copy editor Jim Duffy, and the irrepressible editor Jimmy Guterman--all high flyers in the old days of the dot-com New Economy.
Ruthless cost cutting, coupled with the high mobility of the career-minded, means that real high flyers are often very hard to unearth.
On the face of it, fast-track programmes for high flyers are attractive.