Hue National High School receives First Class Labor Medal

Hue National High School for the Gifted yesterday held a solemn ceremony to mark the 120th anniversary of its establishment (October 23rd, 1896- 2016) and receive the First Class Labor Medal.

Hue National High School receives the First Class Labor Medal.

Earlier, the high school was recognized the title of Labor Hero in the renovation period in 2003 and the First Class Independence Medals in 1996 and 2006 by Party and State.

Speaking at the anniversary ceremony, chairman of the People’s Committee of Thua Thien- Hue province Mr. Nguyen Van Cao admitted and honored outstanding achievements of the high school students and teachers during 120 years of building and development of the school. He also stressed that the archievement is not only pride of student and teacher generations but also the pleasure of the Party Committee, Government and people of Thua Thien- Hue.

The Hue National High School for the Gifted was founded pursuant to the royal decree of  King Thanh Thai on October 23rd, 1896. It is one of the oldest high school of the country where leaders of Party and State, talent scientists, cultures and educators  such as late President Ho Chi Minh, former Prime Minister Pham Van Dong, General Vo Nguyen Giap, former General Secretary of Vietnam Party Committee Tran Phu and others used to study.

15 students won two gold, five silver and four bronze medals and four consolation prizes at international contests.

The high school students posed at the anniversary ceremony.

By Van Thang- Translated by Huyen Huong

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