Most fo winners of city essay contest from suburbs

Ninth grade student Nguyen Thi Thao Ngan and seventh grader Nguyen Hoang Xuan Chieu of secondary schools Hong Bang in District 5 and Tran Quoc Toan in District 9 respectively, have won the first prizes of the 10th annual “Prudential - Good Essay, Good Writing” contest.

Student Le Thuy Khanh of the Saigon Practice High School in District 5 won second prize in the 8th and 9th grade category.

Two third places went to Le Truc Anh and Tran Ngoc My Linh of high schools Nguyen Du in Go Vap District and Le Quy Don in District 3.

Three consolation prizes were given to Pham Hong Ngoc, Tran Le Minh Truc and Le Phuc Duy An of high schools Phuoc Binh in District 9, Le Van Tam in Binh Thanh District, and Dang Tran Con in Tan Phu District.

Nguyen Ngoc Kim Phung from high school Doc Lap won second price in the 6th and 7th category.  
Phan Thi Thanh Tuyen and Tran Vu Thu of high schools Nguyen Du in Go Vap District and Colette in District 3 won third prizes.

Organizers awarded three consolation prizes to Nguyen Hoang Xuan Nhi, Vu Nguyen Dan Vy and Pham Thu Giang Huong of high schools Nguyen An Khuong in Hoc Mon District, Le Quy Don in District 3 and Nguyen Huu Tho in District 7.

The jury said in the announcement that most of winners of this year contest are from suburban districts.

The award ceremony for the essay contest – which encouraged students to write clear, expressive prose on one of two topics – will be held at the Ho Chi Minh City Youth Cultural House on November 15.


By Hong Lien – Translated by Kim Khanh

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