Sunday, April 25, 2010

Cambodian Students Win Nationwide Competition 2010

BY BUTH REAKSMEY KONGKEA

A total of 480 selected Cambodian students from 158 public schools and institutions in cities and provinces have attended the “Good At Students Nationwide Competition 2010” for the subjects of Khmer Literature, Mathematics and Physique Chemistry from April 1-3, 2010 in Phnom Penh. As result, 60 students including 35 males and 25 female students have won the “Good at Students Nationwide Competition 2010" in Cambodia.

The “Good At Students Nationwide Competition 2010” was organized by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) in order to promote as well as to select the best young students for attending the future “good at student” abroad.

Im Sethy, Minister of Education Youth and Sport (MoEYS), said that since 1997, the Ministry has been organized the “Good At Students Nationwide Competition” every year in order to select the best qualified and the best young students in Cambodia.

The main purpose of the competition was to promote and encourage the good at student as well as to build up the young generation and new human resources in Cambodia.

“I am very proud and warmly congratulate all students who have passed this year’s good at students competition in Cambodia. You all are the new human resources of Cambodia so I would like to encourage you to continue your hard works and hard studies in order to complete your studies in the future,” he said during his opening remarks at the Good At Students’ Awarding Ceremony” in Phnom Penh.

Thee Minister added that these 60 young students will represent the “Good At Student in 2010” and they will also become good human resources or future young leaders in Cambodia.

Ing Ngor Hok, Deputy Director of the Secondary School Department in MoEYS, said that the “Good At Student Nationwide Competition” was initiated and supported by Samdech Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, since 1997.

The competition aimed to select the best young students from every cities and provinces across the country for the “Good At Students Competition” in the future, he said, adding that it is also to promote the young human resources in Cambodia.

He added to promote the “Good At Students” in Cambodia, the Government has also issued recently a sub-decree for them. According to the sub-decree, the student who wins the first place of the “Good At Student Nationwide Competition” receives a gold medal, along with 800, 000 riel (US$ 190) award; the second winner receives a silver medal with 770,000 riel (US$ 183) award; the third winner receives a bronze medal with 740,000 riel (US$ 176) award; 4th winner receives 710,000 riel (US$ 170); 5th winner receives 680,000 riel (US$ 160); 6th winner receives 650,000 riel (US$ 154); 7th winner receives 620,000 riel (US$ 147), 8th 590,000 rile (US$ 140); and 560,000 riel (US$ 133); and 10th winner receives 530,000 riel (US$ 126). The money sponsored by MoEYS. /// With Pictures //

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