City launches Vo Truong Toan Prize, Prudential Essay Contest

On September 18, SGGP Newspaper in collaboration with the City Department of Training and Education held a press conference to launch the 16th Vo Truong Toan Prize and the 14th Prudential-Good Essay, Good Writing Contest in Ho Chi Minh City.

The outstanding teachers were honored in the award ceremony of the 14th Vo Truong Toan Prize (Photo:SGGP)

The Vo Truong Toan Prize is for an annual contest held by SGGP Newspaper and the City Department of Training and Education to honor outstanding teachers in the field of education.

During the past 15 years, the Vo Truong Toan Prize honored 493 outstanding teachers from kindergartens, primary schools, secondary schools, high schools, vocational schools and colleges.

This year the organizers of Vo Truong Toan Prize have selected 30 outstanding teachers. The value of each prize is worth VND20 million. The awards ceremony will take place on November 17.

Saigon Giai Phong Newspaper and Prudential Life Insurance Company in Vietnam also launched the 14th Prudential-Good Essay, Good Writing Contest. Many secondary schools in districts will hold the contest from September 17-30.

After a series of contests in schools in districts, the organizers will select outstanding students scoring the highest marks to take part in a province-level contest.

The province-level contest will be held at Le Quy Don Secondary School in District 3 on October 13, and the awards ceremony will take place at the Youth Cultural House on October 27.

The contest aims to encourage study of literature, develop good handwriting, reading and good essay writing skills among students.

By staff writer- Translated by Huyen Huong

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