event was attended by Politburo member and Secretary of the HCM City
Party Committee, Dinh La Thang and former Vice President, Truong My Hoa.
The honourees were selected from 131
nominees who had made excellent achievements in the diverse fields of
economics, startups, armed forces, workers, students, public servants,
scientific research, artists and sports.
Addressing the ceremony, Deputy
Secretary of the HCM City Party Committee, Tat Thanh Cang extend his
congratulations to the city’s exemplary young citizens, while urging the
municipal youth union to continue accelerating activities and movements
to promote the creativity potential of HCM City youth and introduce the
outstanding performers in a timely fashion.
The vote for HCM City’s young
outstanding citizens was launched by the city’s youth union in 2006. In
the 10 years since its debut, the programme has honoured a total of 68
10 outstanding young citizens of 2016:
To Huynh Phuc, 12, a sixth grader of the
Tran Dai Nghia High School for the Gifted. In 2016, Phuc won five gold
medals at national and international mathematics competitions.
Le Thanh Vu, 27, a police officer of the
city’s Police Department of Criminal Investigation on Social Order
(PC45). Since taking office in 2015, Vu has participating in dismantling
many dangerous criminal gangs.
Bui Vu Nguyet Minh, 17, a student of
Class 8/9 Piano of the HCM City Conservatory of Music. Minh has won many
piano prizes, both at home and abroad, and regularly performed and
participated in talent contests in European countries.
Doan Thien Phuc, 28, Executive Director
of SetechViet Software Solution Joint Stock Company. Phuc has developed a
mobile-based anti-theft device for motorbikes named S-bike. In 2016,
Phuc participated in and ran many startup support activities such as the
Global Shapers Annual Curators Meeting (Switzerland).
Nguyen Trung Hieu, 31, the owner of a
fish hatchery in Cu Chi district’s Trung Lap Ha commune. Hieu has
successfully studied the fingerling production process and achieved the
best fertility rate and the most effective hatching rate at the lowest
costs in the market. The hatchery’s current revenue is over VND2 billion
per year, generating nearly VND700 million in profit.
Le Duy Phuc, 26, a worker of the HCM City
Load Dispatch Centre. Over the past two years, he has implemented two
initiatives, two scientific research topics and three administrative
reform solutions, benefitting the centre over VND6.1 billion.
Nguyen Viet Thanh, 29, Director of the
Psychiatric Faculty of the Binh Duc Social Protection Centre. In 2016,
Thanh found and contacted 20 families of patients, and dealt with 14
cases of patients reuniting with their families.
Nguyen Lac Ha, 28, a researcher of the
Center for Innovative Materials and Architectures (INOMAR). In 2016, he
was the homeroom researcher of two scientific research topics, attended
two international scientific conferences and had four scientific works
published on prestigious specialised chemistry journals.
Nguyen Xuan Gieng, 24, an assistant
lecturer at the Ho Chi Minh City University of Natural Sciences. He
successfully defended his graduation thesis in 2016 with a perfect score
of 10. Gieng claimed the third prize of the Innovation category of the
national Microsoft Imagine Cup competition. He was the co-author of the
international scientific article entitled “Applying Virtual Reality in
City Planning”, which was published in the proceedings of the 8th
International Conference Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality (VAMR
2016) held in Toronto, Canada.
Le Tu Chinh, 20, a track and field
athlete of the Thong Nhat Sports Centre. Chinh brought home seven gold
and one silver medal at both domestic and international competitions