Fiji Time: 10:02 AM on Friday 24 March

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Duke's award for students

Salaseini Moceiwai
Saturday, June 14, 2014

THIRTY-six students from four high schools on Vanua Levu have been awarded the Duke of Edinburgh International medals and certificates.

Youth and Sports Minister Commander Viliame Naupoto was in Labasa yesterday to present the awards to students of Batinikama Secondary School, Bulileka Sanatan College and Valebasoga Secondary School in Labasa, and Naikavaki Secondary School in Bua, for their community efforts and completing the international programs.

As part of the program, students engaged themselves in recreational activities, community work and life skill training, among others.

Mr Naupoto said the program was an opportunity for the students to discover and explore new talents.

"The program allows you to explore yourself and also encourages people to know their skills and potentials," he said.

"The program also allows you to develop yourself to your full capacity and when you go through this, you will find that life pulls things out of you. This means that the things you want to do or want to become is already there with you.

"You just have to discover it within you and explore it."

Mr Naupoto also encouraged the students to work hard in school.

"Have confidence and trust your capabilities in order to become a successful person in life."

Some teachers of the schools were also awarded with the program certificates.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.65090.6319
JPY 54.714051.7140
GBP 0.38790.3799
EUR 0.45160.4396
NZD 0.69980.6668
AUD 0.64240.6174
USD 0.48950.4725

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 24th, March, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Landowners demand $20m compensation from State
  2. FRU has final say
  3. Residents want local TV coverage
  4. Sandalwood trees for villages 'historic'
  5. Sugarcane farmers' petition disallowed
  6. Village needs $1m to move
  7. A-G clears the air on Fiji-India codeshare
  8. Ratuva: Village bylaws not good
  9. Fiji wary of NZ
  10. Parts puzzle at FSC

Top Stories this Week

  1. Shock after brutal attack Tuesday (21 Mar)
  2. Students sent home Tuesday (21 Mar)
  3. Man rapes wife, jailed Tuesday (21 Mar)
  4. Villagers complain of 'red' sea Friday (17 Mar)
  5. Uni urges Fijians to apply for NZ grants Monday (20 Mar)
  6. Staff share $6m Friday (17 Mar)
  7. RKS retains Tailevu Zone title Wednesday (22 Mar)
  8. Concerns over explicit online pictures Tuesday (21 Mar)
  9. Landowners demand $20m compensation from State Thursday (23 Mar)
  10. QVS blue ribbon king to miss Coke Games Wednesday (22 Mar)