The series of events devoted to the Armenian Genocide Centennial in Quantum College
Quantum College Student Council, in collaboration with the Department of History, initiated a whole series of events dedicated to the Centennial of Armenian Genocide, during the last two months. The aim of the event was to fill students' knowledge resources about the black pages of history. The event was organized by several stages. The posters and photos were posted on all floors of the college. On the first floor there were materials about the Armenian Genocide. The second floor presented a scene of "cultural genocide", the life of writers massacred during the genocide, the reflection of the genocide and its influence on the worlwide literature and art: paintings, monuments and sculptures in various countries, opinions of prominent public and political figures and others. On the third floor there were the photos of friends of the Armenians and their biographies. This was followed by the screening of a competition for students in grades 5-7 and of the quiz competition in grades 8-10. The exhibition contest took place on April 13. Each class made a 4-member team, which had previously prepared a speech, the subject of which waspresentation and oral conversation.Taking into consideration all this, the winner was announced the 6-1 grade, by the history department (supervisor- K. Degoyan). The quiz was conducted in 2 phases, during the period of April 8-11. On April 8 and 9 competed the 8 th, 9th and 10 th grade students. In those 2 days the teams with the best results (8-1, 9-1,9-2, 10-4) competed with each other in the final on April 11. Best result was shown by the the 9-2 grade (supervisor- S. Saryan). After all this, began serious preparations for the final event. Initially а scenarios was developed,players were selected and a film was taken in TsitsernakaberdMemorial. Due tohard work,on April 22, in the new building the event was held,which wasattended by the school administration, teachers, pupil, and Grigor Gevorgyan, the grandson of Artashes Gevorgyan also known as an Armenian Avenger, who participated in the"Nemesis" operation, and told about his grandfather. There were held individual performances and speeches, as well as a brief notation of the Soghomon Tehleryan's trial stage. The event was enlightened by "DAR 21" TV Channel. As an end, the student council visited Tsitsernakaberd Memorial to pay tribute to the 1.5 million Armenian victims, on April 25. Although this was the last event of the series, the student council is about to publish a special issue of thenewspaper, dedicated to Armenian Genocide. Student Council has wants to gratitude the Head of the school, Mr. R. Vardanyan, Head of the Department of History, Ghalumyan, teachers of the history department: S.Kocharyan,A. Harutyunyan E.. Ghiasyan, M. Malkhasyan, a teacher of the Department of Physics B. Davtyan, Artyom Militonyan, for taking part and supporting the organization and implementation process, as well as all the students who participated bydifferent ways in the events.