The National Gymnasium of Natural Sciences and Mathematics “Academician Lyubomir Chakalov” has started the new academic year.
Amongst the official guests of the opening ceremony were The Minister of Education and Science Krasimir Valchev, Fabrizio Zarcone, Country Manager of the World Bank for Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia, and Delyan Lilov – CEO of Musala Soft.
“The biggest proof that we follow and develop traditions is the success of our students on national and international forums. Dear students, vacation is over. From on you are to have day filled with lessons and tests. Think of them as an act of your will and stubbornness, your thirst for new knowledge”, said the school principal Ivaylo Ushagelov during the opening ceremony.
Delyan Lilov said: “I am honored to be a part of the opening of the academic year in one of Bulgaria’s best schools. Do go to school here is a dream for a lot of children in the whole country, but only those who managed to overcome the big competition get this extraordinary chance”. Mr. Lilov addressed the students: “The school, with its opportunity for multidisciplinary development, and the amazing specialists in it will give you knowledge not only in the field that you have chosen, but for science as a whole and life itself. Good luck during the academic year and know that you have made the right choice! Love to learn, get as much as possible. Because knowledge is for taking, not for giving. Do things with pleasure, have fun!”
Once again this year The National Gymnasium of Natural Sciences and Mathematics is one of Sofia’s schools with the highest scores for admittance after the 7th grade. The maximum score was 487 points and the minimal one – 327,250. The academic year in the school started with over 1200 students.
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