Over a Hundred starts shined at the scholarships award ceremony
#TEPAngola and partners – MIREMPET and the Embassy of France – granted 104 scholarships to young Angolan students during a ceremony held on June 26 in TTA2 Auditorium in the presence of the First Lady and students' godmother Ana Dias Lourenço. From the overall scholarships, 50 were sponsored by the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Petroleum, and the Embassy of France in Angola, while 54 others by #TEPAngola, where 90% of the students come from #EiffelSchool graduates.
At the event's opening, #TEPAngola Managing Director, Olivier Jouny congratulated the students on their remarkable achievement, wishing them success in the future endeavors and reiterated that the #commitment to Angolan development and Youth Education is, and will continue to be, a cornerstone of TEPA #CSR - Corporate Social Responsibility.
The First Lady Ana Dias Lourenço expressed her satisfaction and honor for having been chosen for such a noble role, she greeted her 104 god-children, congratulated them and, while performing her duty, reminded them that this new phase of their lives will be filled with many changes, challenges and joy. As a Godmother, she also recalled that #focus is the most important and that the future begins today, theirs and that of #Education in Angola.
The Ambassador of France in Angola, Sylvain Itté; the Education State Secretary for Pre and General School, Pacheco Francisco, representing the Ministry of Education; the Science, Technology and Innovation State Secretary, Domingos da Silva Neto representing the Ministry of High School Sciences, Technology and Innovation; the Oil State Secretary, José Barroso, representing the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Petroleum; the National Agency for Oil, Gas and Biofuels Administrator Gerson dos Santos and the Head of Sonangol Administration Board Gaspar Martins attended the ceremony.