Every program of Project Polaris ends with an evaluation stage where members get to nominate and vote for their favorite colleagues. There are eight Polaris Awards that value diverse traits we believe make Polaris unique. Without further ado, we present you our award recipients of 2021, chosen by the members of the Basic Program.

The Open Hands Award

Awarded to a member who was truly solidary and served other during the program.

Chloé Pasquier

The Bombeta Award

Awarded to a funny, and outgoing member at Polaris.

Maxim Arnaud

The Sloth Award

Awarded to the most patient, respectful and easy-going member. Our peacemaker!.

Christian Pieronne

The Ambassador Award

Awarded to a member who shared lots about his/her country and culture and made others fall in love with it.

Brigitte Gómez

The Outside of the Box Award

Awarded to a member who gave very creative solutions to problems.

Aurélien Talbot-Gléville

The Leadership Award

Awarded to a member in a leadership position who truly dedicated himself/ herself to his/her team and stood out as an outstanding leader

Fabián Garita

The Jedi Knight Award

Awarded to a member who truly grew during the basic program in terms of knowledge and skills. This person went from a Padawan to a Jedi.

Carlos Montoya

The Jack of All Trades Award

Awarded to a member who stepped up for various types of positions.

Kole McGinn

Photo by Nicholas Quetglas