Honoring outstanding students
2009 - 2010

Sheikh Mounir Barakat's Promotion

The Gibran National Committee held its annual scholarship ceremony to honor nineteen outstanding students from different schools of Bsharreh district who have passed baccalaureate II, brevet and technical official exams with top grades for the scholar year 2009- 2010.
The ceremony took place on May 8th, 2012 at Palace Hotel – Bcharreh.

The program:
11.00 a.m. Guests’ arrival
11.20 a.m. President of the GNC delivers his speech
11.45 a.m. Prizes distribution
12.45 p.m. Cocktail

President and members of the GNC, Mps, parents, municipality presidents, social and educative movements, dignitaries, head of schools and universities were in attendance.

In his speech Dr. Chidiac President of the GNC welcomed the guests and stressed that the scholarship was named after Sheikh Mounir Barakat Rahmeh, the self-made man who mastered at his early age the art of overcoming difficulties and the determination and perseverance that led him to fulfill his dreams.
He is as Gibran believes “…who migrate with nothing but courage in their heart and strength in their arms but who return with wealth in their hands and a wreath of glory upon their heads.

They are victorious wherever they go and loved and respected wherever they settle….”

Then he urged the students to emulate and follow Sheikh Mounir Barakat as a role model and a good example.