The “Outstanding Mongolian Children 2014” awards were presented to children recognized for achievements of excellence, on December 29.
Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg handed the awards to nine children who have shown a very promising future in leadership, organized goodwill projects, and displayed excellent sports performances in 2014.
A total of 33 children applied for the awards and nine were selected by the National Council for Children, headed by the Prime Minister.
Eighth grade student at School No.1 in Khentii Province, Ts.Ukhaanzaya, was named “Humanitarian Child” for her charitable project. She donated wheelchairs for 20 disabled children, 16 beds for a maternity hospital, and 22 toys for a children’s hospital ward using the income she earned from three arts performances held in Khentii and Ulaanbaatar.
World Junior Chess Champion and Asian Youth Chess Champion of Rapid Chess D.Munkhzul, who is in 3rd grade at School No.33, was named “Child who Mastered Excellent Chess Moves”.
Seventh grade student at School No.117, Z.Buyankhishig, who regularly cleans trash from the Selbe River, was named “Eco Child”. A.Anudari, an 11th grade student at Goethe Institute, won the “Intellectual Child” award for excellence in mind sports. She is an International Master of Mind Sports and broke a world record by memorizing 444 cards from eight packs.
Sixth grade student from Selenge Province, Ch.Byambajav, earned the “Driven Child” award for finishing the National Naadam Horse Race as as one of the first to make it to the finish line in 2014.
Tenth grade students from Bayan-Ulgii and Darkhan-Uul provinces, N.Altantulga and B.Sanchirnaran, who were winners at the National Naadam Archery 2014 were both named “National Sharp-sighted Child.”
A 17-year-old freshman at the Institute of Physical Education and badminton player, D.Myagmarsuren, who was raised in a childcare center, won the “Well Brought-up Child” award. B.Yondonjamts from the “Looloigiin Naizuud Club”, a program airing on TV9, was named “Artistic Child” this year.
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