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March 23, 2023

Gorj high-school pupils, ranked first in “Euroscola” contest

Twenty-five pupils from Targu Jiu’s “Tudor Vladimirescu” National College’s represented Romania at “Euroscola” international contest. The best pupils from Targu Jiu obtained the first place at a contest of the European Parliament from Strasbourg, outrunning 24 participating teams daily “Adevarul” reports. “I am delighted and overwhelmed with this performance. It was rather tiring, we worked a lot, but it was worth doing it, because we are the first,” coordinating teacher Elena Veltan said.

The pupils from Targu Jiu presented all the themes in five foreign languages: English, French, German, Spanish and Italian. The jury appreciated their multiple linguistic skills, their knowledge in connection with European themes, their arguing capacity, the team spirit, and the abilities of leader.

The 10th to 12th grade pupils had to elaborate on six themes: boosting Europe, environment and energy protection, the European year of fight against poverty and social exclusion, employment and unemployment, democracy and citizenship, and the future of Europe. The pupils were handed over the cup of the contest and the flag of the European Union.

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