24 candidates win 2016 HCM City Prudential essay contest

‘Prudential-Good Essay, Good Writing Contest’ 2016 came to an end and the organizers announced 28 winners on October 30 in the city-level contest.

Nguyen Truyen Van Anh from Hoa Lu secondary school in District 9 won the first prize in the 6th and 7th grade category.

Nguyen Khanh Ly from Nguyen Binh Khiem secondary school in Nha Be District won the the first prize in the 8th and 9th grade category.

Students from secondary schools in 24 districts of Ho Chi Minh City participated in the district-level rounds of the 2016 “Prudential-Good Essay, Good Writing” contest in early Ocotber. 144 contestants were selected for the city-level competition that took place at Le Quy Don High School on October 29.

The organization board also presented “Best Achievements Award” for the Department of Education and Training of Nha Be District, and “Best Movement Award” for the Department of Education and Training of District 3.

Launched in 2000, The “Prudential-Good Essay, Good Writing” contest has attracted more and more students every year. The competition aims to encourage literature study, reading and writing good essay amongst students, help them to enhance their sensitivity and creativity of expression.

The 2015 competition drew more than 150,000 students throughout the city. The writing contest has been organized in the Mekong Delta region since 2004.

The contest is co-organized by the Prudential Life insurance company in Vietnam and Sai Gon Giai Phong newspaper with support from the education and training departments of HCM City, and the Mekong delta provinces and cities.

Nguyen Khanh Ly from Nguyen Binh Khiem secondary school in Nha Be District won the the first prize in the 8th and 9th grade category.

Nguyen Truyen Van Anh from Hoa Lu secondary school in District 9 won the first prize in the 6th and 7th grade category.

By Kieu Phan – Translated by Kim Khanh

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