On October 16, 2016, High School for Gifted Students (Vinh University) solemnly held the celebration of 50th anniversary. There are a great number of attendants coming from high competent authorities, companies, national forces, schools, universities as invitees and former students as well as partners.

A summary of history was made by Dr. Nguyen Van Thuan, Rector, with the fluctuations over the time since 1966. Despite difficulties, High School for Gifted Students, a component of Vinh University, has trained 7,200 students who mostly succeeded in their academic and professional plan.

Several students got very high achievements, among them, 280 students got national prizes and 12 students achieved international prizes (International Mathematics Olympiad, Asian Pacific Mathematics Olympiad).

Regarding facilities and personnel, the School currently disposes of 40 classrooms, 02 IT labs, 03 physics, chemistry and biology labs, 02 language labs, two amphitheaters with modern equipment. 68 teachers are now working at school including 08 doctors, 04 Ph.D. students and 56 masters.

At the ceremony, deputy president of Vietnam National Assembly, Mr. Uong Chu Luu highly appreciated efforts and achievements that the School has made in the past 50 years. On this occasion, the Ministry of Education and Training granted certificates of merits to the School and three individuals to recognize their contribution to the national education.

On behalf of Vinh University, Prof. Dr. Dinh Xuan Khoa greeted all staff and students of High School for Gifted Students and hoped that the School keeps proving its strong points and making efforts within its training activity.

Here are some pictures of the ceremony:

Welcoming invitees

Dr. Nguyen Van Thuan, Rector, declared the opening of the ceremony

HE. Uong Chu Luu, Vice President of Vietnam National Assembly congratulated the High School and gave a present

HE. Uong Chu Luu, Vice President of Vietnam National Assembly granted scholarships to students

Vice Minister of Education and Training awarded certificates of merits

Prof. Dr. Dinh Xuan Khoa, President of Vinh University, greeted the School on this occasion

Panorama of the ceremony

Souvenir picture

Adaptation in English by Nguyen Hai