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up-and-comer

Someone who displays signs of or potential for ambitious development, advancement, and achievement. That new intern we hired certainly is an up-and-comer, don't you think? I wouldn't be surprised if she ended up running this place someday. He might not have won the championship round, but this amateur is definitely an up-and-comer!
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* While we're talking about North-East bands, a charity event pulling together some of the region's best up-and-comers is taking place at Newcastle Carling Academy on February 13.
There will also be the chance to see two outstanding up-and-comers from outside Wales.
These mentors work with the up-and-comers on everything from getting acclimated to the corporate culture to the finer points of their technical acumen.
As a part of these efforts, MEC established the Tokyo 21c Club, a facility located within the Marunouchi Building, to allow young up-and-comers to interact and exchange views.
The GIFT Foundation of Hawaii is modeled after a sister foundation in Boston, and its board roster reads like a who's who of young, local up-and-comers. Banker-on-the-rise Peter Ho and his wife, Michelle, The MacNaughton Group's Jeff Arce and Bert "BJ" Kobayashi of the Kobayashi Group are among the two dozen nascent leaders who formed the nonprofit organization in 2003 to encourage philanthropic giving among their young peers.
Storied landmarks, skyline stars and up-and-comers took the spotlight at the Oscars of the Industry"--the 2004-2005 BOMA/NY Pinnacle Awards-on February 10, 2005 at the Copacabana.
It put unknowns on the map (John Pilson) and helped propel up-and-comers to the next level (Paul Pfeiffer).
Seems Tampa is the place for up-and-comers. Lauren's hometown buds are household names.
So MBA programs of many stripes--including prestigious, high-ticket programs like the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, up-and-comers like the University of Maryland's Smith School of Business, and regional powerhouses like the University of Wisconsin's School of Business--decided to funnel more of their efforts into what are known as custom or tailored executive training programs.
Keith Guidry, manager of casual furniture dealer Percy Guidry's Hearth & Patio, served more than 200 pork chops, 10 pounds of jalapeno sausage and a very large, cast-iron pot of Tasso Corn Maque Choux to the crowd, which included more than 25 baseball celebrities, both old-timers and up-and-comers.
Today's crop of up-and-comers have no such agenda, such as Mankato who warmed up the crowd at last night's Newcastle City Hall gig with the kind of effortless melodies that, while instantly likeable, are soon forgettable.
Student productions are always interesting because of the up-and-comers. The University of Toronto Opera School's good-humored production of Offenbach's Blue Beard was cleverly directed by Michael Patrick Albano and divinely conducted by Raffi Armenian.
While the Linda Joy Foundation gave out its usual full list of development awards for up-and-comers in the Atlantic film scene, the usual craft and sponsorship "Reelies" were shelved until next year.
In fact, if you're looking to move up at the office, you should have a mentor and schmooze with other up-and-comers. You just need to remember to be yourself while you're doing it.
The conference, held in September 2000, has evolved into the industry's premier gathering, the place where the pioneers, the insiders, and the up-and-comers meet to exchange ideas and strategies.