HCMC honors good students

The Department of Education and Training in Ho Chi Minh City July 21 held a ceremony to honor and award good students of the academic 2014-2015.

At the ceremony, Mr. Hai gives awards to Nguyen Huy Hoang, twelfth grader of the school for gifted student who captured the silver medal at the International Mathematics Olympiad.

Speaking at the ceremony, Education Department’s director Le Hong Son, said that for the last academic year, the city had 164,674 good students awarded in the district level; 3,894 good students in the city level and 114 students in the national level.

Among them, Nguyen Huy Hoang, twelfth grader of the school for gifted student captured the silver medal at the International Mathematics Olympiad.

Mr. Son added that the achievement is the good result of close cooperation between family and school plus the continuous efforts of students. It will be impetus to encourage students for more achievements in the future.

On behalf of the city’s leader, Hua Ngoc Thuan, deputy chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee, said that he is eager to achievement in the education sector in the academic year, adding that the sector will nurture talented students and train students’ skill as well as ethics.

Politburo member, the city's Party Secretary Le Thanh Hai; Vo Van Thuong, Standing Vice Secretary of the municipal Party Committee; and representatives from agencies and headmasters of educational facilities in the city attended the ceremony.

By Thu Tam – Translated by Anh Quan

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