The biggest names in Hollywood gathered at this year’s Academy Awards to honor the stars and filmmakers from 2015. With record breaking movies such as Star Wars, The Revenant and Jurassic World, Hollywood’s biggest night was filled with excitement and anticipation. With the hilarious antics of host Chris Rock the night expected to be memorable and surely delivered on those terms. At the NLJC, we believe good manners will always rise above, and we would like to applaud the following celebrities for their exemplary poise and excellent conduct at the 2016 Academy Awards:

Leonardo DiCaprio “ DiCaprio accepted his long-awaited Oscar with humility, dignity, and heartfelt gratitude for his role in the film The Revenant. While many stars (understandably!) stumble under the weight of such a great honor, DiCaprio maintained a gracious and confident demeanor throughout his entire acceptance speech. Bravo!

Michael Strahan- As one of the hosts of the Oscars Pre-Show, Strahan’s courtesy and confidence navigating the often chaotic Red Carpet was exemplary. His positive demeanor, encouraging words, and kindness to all he encounters make him a fantastic example for young fans to follow.

Brie Larson – Winner of the Best Actress in a Leading Role, Larson was a picture of elegance last night, from her stunning gown to her well-spoken acceptance speech.  Larson was exceptionally grateful to her team, friends, and family and, as a result, her sweet, genuine acceptance was just lovely.