The honoured individuals have shown their active role and enormous achievements in a wide range of fields, from studying, scientific research, production and business, national security and defence, culture-art, sports, and social activities in the interests of the community.
The finalists were chosen from over a hundred entries nominated by 54 agencies and organisations across the country by a judging panel and online votes via prestigious press agencies such as VTV6 youth channel, Tien Phong (Vanguard), Tuoi tre (Young Age), Thanh Nien (Youth), and VietnamNet.
A grand ceremony will be held in Hanoi on March 21 to present awards to the ten finalists. The winners will then go on to receive rewards from the Prime Minister at the Governmental Office on March 22, before taking part in a trip entitled “Returning to the root” to Hung King Temples in Phu Tho and Tay Thien pagoda in Vinh Phuc.
The ten awardees include Nguyen Duong Kim Hao, a 6th grader in HCM City; Bui Quang Tu, a 12th grader in Hanoi-Amsterdam high school; and Associate Professor and Dr. Le Anh Vinh, born in 1983, from the Hanoi-based National University.
Nguyen Sy Luan, born in 1985, Director of Binh Minh joint stock company, is also among the honoured, together with Dang Quoc Khanh, born in 1978, a military officer in central Nghe An province; and Mai Hoang, born in 1979, a police officer in north-western Son La province.
Others on the list are Nguyen Dang Quang, born in 1998, from the Vietnam National Academy of Music; Mai Van Phuong, born in 1982, an engineer from the PTSC Geos and Subsea Services Company Ltd.; Lai Van Diep, born in 1980, Director of a handicraft Co. Ltd. for the disabled in northern Thai Binh province; and Nguyen Thi Anh Vien, born in 1996, from a military-run sport and training centre in HCM City.