City honors wining students at essay contest

150 students of secondary high schools in HCM City received certificates of merit at the award ceremony of the city’s 11th “Prudential - Good Essay, Good Writing” contest 2010 at the municipal Youth’s Cultural House on October 31.

Editor-in-chief of  Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper, Tran The Tuyen (R), gives certificates of merit to students.

The Standing Deputy Chairman of the municipal people's committee Nguyen Thanh Tai highly appreciated the essay contest.

“The “Prudential - Good Essay, Good Writing” contest gives students a chance to develop their handwriting skills and love for literature, he spoke at the award ceremony.

Life insurer Prudential Vietnam and Sai Gon Giai Phong newspaper (SGGP) launch the contest in collaboration with the education departments of the Mekong Delta’s 13 provinces and cities every year.

"The contest has helped students love the Vietnamese language and keep the national characters. The organizers hope to open the competition for students throughout the country in the future," said editor-in chief of the SGGP Tran The Tuyen.

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By Tieu Ha – Translated by Kim Khanh

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