Sunday, April 12, 2009

TV5 Selects Freshie Girls and Boys 2009

BY BUTH REAKSMEY KONGKEA

Ten Cambodian teenagers, five girls and five boys, were selected as “Cambodian Freshie Girls and Boys” for 2009. The “Freshie Girls and Boys” competition took place on March 30 at the TV5’s station in Phnom Penh and was organized by the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces’ Television Channel 5 (TV5).

Bun Kert, Director of the “Freshie Girls and Boys Organizational Committee” of the TV5, said more than 1,000 Cambodian youth applied for the competition, but through many different phases of the competition, only 20 girls and boys who reached the final round on March 30.

He said the main objective of the competition is to promote and encourage Cambodian young people to show their personal abilities and skills and knowledge in order to become a future leader, good speaker or TV hosts in Cambodia.

“This is the eighth “Freshie Girls and Boys” competition organized by TV5 in Phnom Penh. The main purpose of the competition is to select the freshie girls and boys for Cambodia in 2009,” Kert said.

Before the 10 contestants were selected, they worked and lived together for three months under the financial supports of TV5, he said. During their stay together, they studied about morality, society, real life, Cambodian traditions and culture, artistic works and life skills.

Through the training, they gained work experience and life skills, said Kert.

The winner of “Freshie Boys 2009” was Pen Chanseth, 19, a student from Bak Touk High School. The runners up were Yin Suon, 19, a student from Preah Sisawath High School in second place, Leng Sovannareth, a student from Bak Touk High School in third place, Nguon Rithy, 20, a student from the Norton University in forth place, and Kao Kimlin, 20, a student from Intradevi High School in fifth place.

The winner “Freshie Girls 2009” was Sorn Sothy, 18, a student from Preah Sisowath High School. The runners up were Kidaneth Maneth, 19, a student from the Royal university of Law and Economic Sciences in second place, Chroeung Vichhara, 18, a student from Hun Sen-Wat Phnom High School in third place, Mean Sonita, 20, a student from the University of Panhasastra in fourth place, and Yim Daranita, 18, a student from the Royal University of Law and Economic Sciences in fifth place.

Chanseth, who won first place in the boys competition, said he was happy to become one of TV5’s “freshie” boys.

“To maintain the value of Cambodian Freshie Girls and Boys, I will try all my best to study hard and to work for the advantage of the Cambodian people and as well as my country,” he said. ///

2 comments:

Sunny Lee said...

why the freshie boy just get 4 people ?

Sunny Lee said...

why the freshie boy just get 4 people ?