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Greek Consulate Honors Winners of Essay Contest
05.01.2014

    On April 10, The Consulate General of Greece hosted an awarding ceremony in Shanghai for the winners in the essay contest If I Could Fly to the Place of My Choice, targeting special school students. The contest is initiated by the Consulate and jointly organized by education authorities in the six cities of Shanghai, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Jinan, Hefei and Nanchang.

    The contest started last July to solicit essays from secondary school students of special schools within the consular district. 6 were chosen from the 197 submitted pieces as the winners and the Consulate also added Organization’s Award and Supervising Teacher’s Award this year to recognize the institutions and individuals working in the field of special education.

    Deputy Director General LI Ruiyang of the Shanghai Municipal Education Commission and leaders of the Shanghai Municipal Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and Shanghai Disabled Persons’ Federation attended the ceremony and presented the awards to the winning students and teachers.