Levon Mkrtchyan, Minister of Education and Science, Awards Republic Olympiad 1st Prize Winning Students
Yesterday Levon Mkrtchyan, the minister of Education and Science handed in the first prize diplomas to Republic Olympiad participants of 2015-2016 academic year. Congratulating the winners Mr Mkrtchyan emphasized the importance of the Olympic movement noting: “Two things are of utmost necessity in life: first, you should have your personal freedom and benchmark of general development, second, it is most important in the 21st century to form your professional preferences which will give you an opportunity to direct your outlook in the right way”. The minister also expressed hope that the national Olympic teams formed from these winners who are due to participate in International subject Olympiads starting from July 8, will continue the established tradition and return to Armenia with major achievements. This year Quantum students had overall 25 diplomas in republic Olympiads, 9 out of which were 1st prize, 5 were 2nd prize and 11 were 3rd prize diplomas. 18 students received honour certificates.