The event saw the attendance of Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh, Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Ngo Van Quy.
Speaking at the ceremony, Principal of the Ngo Si Lien Secondary School Pham Thu Ha recalled the school’s milestones during 100 years of construction and development.
One hundred years ago, Leonet Primary School, which was built by the French for male students, opened its first academic year.
The school was officially renamed after historian Ngo Sy Lien since 1983.
Over the past four decades with its official name as Ngo Sy Lien Secondary School, teachers and students across many generations have gained numerous achievements and prestigious awards such as First-Class, Second-Class and Third-Class Labor Orders, Third-Class Independence Order and the “Labour Hero” title.
Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People's Committee Ngo Van Quy speaks at the ceremony.
Addressing the event, on behalf of the Hanoi leaders, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Ngo Van Quy congratulated teachers and students on their achievements.
In a bid to made greater gains in following school years, Quy urged the school to promote its fine tradition, take a fresh look at education and training methods to meet the new requirements.
The school should work hard to build a healthy pedagogical environment, and strengthen the application of information technology in studying and teaching activities, he said.
On behalf of Party and State leaders, Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh presented the Second-Class Independence Order to the Ngo Sy Lien Secondary School and 20 scholarships to outstanding students living in difficult circumstances.