The award ceremony of the Online Mathematics and Physics Competition – ViOlympic school year 2018-2019 for Northern regions at Vietnam National Convetion Center, had recently award 400 participants, representing 1,900 students.
Over 10,000 students from 48 districts around the country had participated in the national level of ViOlympic in the school year 2018-2019. Out of them, 2,154 students were awarded at all three subjects: Mathematics in English, Mathematics in Vietnamese, and Physics.
The awards are given in different grades and subjects, and include material prices along with medals and certifications. The top student of each grade had received a laptop and a 20-million dong South East Asia trip. The leading student of 12th grade will also receive a 80% scholarship for the transnational education program of Swinburne University (Vietnam) – A partnership program between FPT University and Swinburne University of Technology (Australia). The value of the scholarship is equivalent to 368 million dong.
Those who came in second and third will each receive a 10-million dong laptop. Those that ranked between 4 and 6 for each grade will each receive a 5-million dong tablet. Bluetooth speakers that cost 500,000 dong each will be given to those that ranked from 7 to 20.
All in all, the total value of prizes this year amounts up to 400 million dong, double that of last year.
Ms. Truong Thanh Thanh, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility at FPT had shared: “We understand that Vietnam’s development depends on the young generation, and therefore had created ViOlympic as a playground for students to interact with the Internet, technology, as well as gain access to new study methods and develops their own dreams. The Ministry of Education and Training, as well as various departments and schools, had supported us greatly along our journey with the competition and helped us in benefiting students’ studies. We guarantee to continue to develop and invest the most modern technology, in order to elevate the competition even further. And we also hope that students will continue to join us in ViOlympic, and achieve plenty through it”.
She also reaffirmed that FPT “guarantees to continue to develop and invest the most modern technology, in order to elevate the competition even further”.
At the event, Ms. Nguyen Thi Thu Huyen – Phu Tho Department of Education and Training had perceived that throughout 11 years, the competition had grown both in scale and in professional quality. In-hand with the development of the Internet, the competition had reach far grounds, from the city to the country, mountainous areas and remote regions. It had drawn the attention of students and parents throughout the nation, with increasing numbers of participants every year. ViOlympic does not stop at a competition, but rather, it is a quality and suitable playground for all students.
“Furthermore, ViOlympic played a part in orientating and accelerating IT applications in teaching, studying, and testing. Even students in remote regions can now access resourceful knowledge and materials with its help”, shared Ms. Huyen.
Tran Quoc Lan, a student of class 9A, Chau Que Ha Secondary Day-boarding School for Ethnic Minority Students, Van Yen. Yen Bai District (Tay ethnic) had crossed over 200 kilometers to attend the ceremony. “I had known had participated in ViOlympic from 3rd grade. Ever since then, ViOlympic as well as researching on IT had been a passion of me and my classmates”, Lan shared.
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