Prudential essay writing contest kicks off in Mekong Delta

The annual ‘Prudential-Good Essay, Good Writing’ contest kicked off in Can Tho City in the Mekong Delta region on September 12.

The contest was co-organized for the first time in 2000 in Ho Chi Minh City by the Prudential Life Insurance Company and Saigon Giai Phong Newspaper. The contest is supported by the municipal Department of Education and Training and is held annually for students of secondary high schools in the City.

Prudential essay writing contest started in 2004 in the Mekong Delta with support from the Education Departments in the delta provinces and cities, and has since attracted tens of thousands of students in the region.

Accordingly, the contest will take place in schools, districts and at city and province levels. Outstanding students scoring the highest marks at city and province levels will participate in the regional level.

The contest aims to encourage literature, reading and good essay writing, and develop good handwriting skills among students, and encourage them to bring out their sensitivity and creativity of expression.

This year, the regional level contest will be held in Tra Vinh Province on December 1.

By D.Tuyen – Translated by Kim Khanh

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