AGBU Cairo awards the bright students of our community


AGBU Cairo awarded on Wednesday 21st December 2011, certificates of excellence, presents and cash prizes to our community’s Egyptian Armenian students who have accomplished distinguished results in the 2010-2011 school year. The award proceedings were held at the Chaker Cultural Center of AGBU Cairo in Heliopolis.

The ceremony, which is being organized since 2001 thanks to the Union’s Satenig Chaker fund, comes as an appreciation and encouragement to our community’s bright students’ educational achievements.
The evening started with words of greetings from AGBU Cairo chairman Dr. Viken Djizmedjian who, on behalf of AGBU Cairo board, congratulated the students for their personal accomplishments, encouraging them to seek more successes in their personal and communal lives. A 30 minute DVD was then shown on the Armenians of Singapore and their impact in the history of this country.
The certificates of recognition and cash prizes were then distributed. This year only 5 students were awarded: A primary stage graduate: Monica Garo Koumrouyan, one Preparatory stage graduate: Kevork George Baroutdjian and two Secondary stage graduates, Marina George Simonian and Daniel Nourhan Haygazoun Kurkdjian. Saro Onnig Belekdanian was the only University grtaduate with “Excellent" grades.
The cash prizes and awarded presents were as follows: For Primary stage graduates: 100 LE and the book "About Religion and Church", for Preparatory graduates: 200 LE and the "Saroukhan" book, while for University graduates with Very Good grades: 800 LE and the book "The Armenian Question"and for those with Excellent grades: 1000 LE along with the book "Armenians in Egypt" both written by Dr. Mohamed Refaat Al Imam.


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