Grand Cross events for Savant Aul Celsus

Grand Cross events
Event ID
Grand Cross
Requested by
Warlord Bentre Sadow
Primary reason

The interesting part about having two doctors in the Clan roster? I always know at least one of our Docs is on call. Okay, all joking aside, I do want to take a moment to rag on Doctor Celsus. The last nine months have seen him move from a member of the Disciples of Dakhan, back into leadership as the Quaestor as he helped to diagnose potential issues with the House and then to pick up what little slack he has between shaving mice and other laboratory fun to become an ACC judge for two (so far) months.

During the War, Aul stepped up to take part in 18 of the possible 28 competitions available to him. Between these and the last nine months, the good doctor has been keeping busy, taking part in 55 competitions and organizing another 2 himself. For his trouble he has gathered up a Crescent with a Topaz Star, a Crescent with a Ruby Star, 4 Crescents with a Sapphire Star, and 2 Crescents with an Amethyst Star.

Far from happy to bring glory to just himself, Aul has also worked with his Aedile and Battle Team Leader to encourage competition and activity in his House. He has also been fine-tuning the Disciples of Dakhan to be a fair challenge to gain admittance and to remain within. Because of this we have seen increased metrics within the Battle Team. Beyond happy to sit on his rear, Aul has also continued to adjust scoring to ensure that it neither becomes too easy nor too hard to attain if one is determined. I have to admit that one of my favorite things has become when he has shared statistics and encouraging words/news over the last 5 reports Aul has written for his unit. Leading the call to action, Aul has earned 40 Clusters of Fire, 17 Clusters of Ice, 10 Clusters of Earth, 16 Clusters of Graphite and of course 18 Seals of Wrath in the War. Not unimpressive at all. Much respect.

Writing has proven a strong suit for Dr. Celsus Aul was also selected to represent Clan Naga Sadow as our champion in the War's ACC "invitational" event. Though most of his writing activity has been over 3 ACC battles, Aul also wrote 3 RO posts to help his team qualify during the War for a total of 1114 words along with another 30 words over 3 fiction activities. He has also cleared 10 courses in the Shadow Academy- while most members are more or less "done" with the institution once hitting Equites- and earned an additional 2 degrees since his last promotion.

When I look over the things that Aul has done since achieving the rank of Savant, I can clearly mark the work he has put into making sure he practically exudes excellence wherever he finds himself. House Shar Dakhan is a better place for the his being a part of it, both in continuing the legacy of the previous Quaestor and looking for ways upon which he might improve his sub-unit. I look forward to seeing what else Aul brings to the table in the coming months and wish to present him with a Grand Cross as a thanks for his service over the last nine months. Well done.

Bentre Stahoes

Proconsul of Clan Naga Sadow

Warlord Bentre Sadow, 2017-12-09 19:34:59 UTC
Additional reasons

Aul led House Shar Dakhan through the 12th Great Jedi War with aplomb, with his House earning 690.61 points. This would have put the House in 7th place had it competed as a Clan. Despite that, it still outscored several other Houses within the Brotherhood. The Clan also had a total of 13 participants, out of 18 members. This is a 72% participation rate, which is higher than most of the other Clans.

I can say that Naga Sadow got its position in the GJW through the member's participation and dedication to the Clan's wellbeing. Throughout this all, Aul has been working long hours in his real job, which stopped him from being one of our aces that hit 27/27 comps. Instead, Aul managed to complete 18 competitions.

Add to this all of the work Aul has done as Quaestor, including the successful addition of the Disciples of Dakhan Battleteam, which he took stewardship of and pushed into continued existence after he came into the role of Quaestor. This has been a big success, as it has encouraged activity in an almost dead House.

With the interest from the GJW, I look forward to seeing what Aul does next to continue House Shar Dakhan's story.

Congratulations on your Grand Cross, Aul. Your work as Quaestor is invaluable!

Consul of Naga Sadow

Augur Sanguinius Tsucyra Entar, 2017-12-09 19:07:31 UTC

There has been a lot said here for Aul, we were up against each other for the job of Quaestor and I lost, It was a great thing though because Aul is a great friend and someone who can truly teach things to the people in leadership under him. Erik, Aul, and myself have a great working relationship and I know we will lead House Shar Dakhan into the future of Naga Sadow.

Aul has always done his best to lead from the front and that policy is one I have always held myself. His ability to get stuff done, even with his hectic schedule of research in Real Life, is an inspiration to his entire house. We can learn much from Aul as a leader and a Person.

This is well deserved and I am glad I could say a few things.

Corsair Kanal O'neill, 2017-12-09 13:01:47 UTC