Toufic Kayrouz's Promotion
The award ceremony took place on May 20th, 2012 at Chbat Hotel – Bcharreh.
11.00 a.m. Guests’ arrival
11.20 a.m. President of the GNC delivers his speech
11.30 a.m. Short movie display dedicated to engineer Toufic Kayrouz
11.45 a.m. Prizes distribution
12.30 p.m. Cocktail
The Scholarship is to honor 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 2010- 2011. Nineteen students were awarded in the presence of the GNC President and members, members of parliament, parents, municipality presidents, social and educative movements, dignitaries, head of schools and universities.
Speaking at the ceremony, Dr. Chidiac President of the GNC stressed that the knowledge is the key pillar for the development and advancement of societies, praising the students for their efforts and calling on them to keep getting excellence and best of achievements, referring to the late Toufic Kayrouz as a perfect exemplar.
He added Engineer Toufik Kayrouz is the Pride of Lebanon. He spent his life forging his own path through hard work, professionalism, researches and innovations. His name exceeded Lebanon to reach Italy where he received in 1967 from AGFA International an official acclaim for designing and implementing the first integrated system in Lebanon and the region that produces professional colorful films of 35 mm. He founded in 1960 the first Filmmakers Syndicate in Lebanon and occupied high positions…….
Yet, in the footsteps of Toufik Kayrouz, Dr. Chidiac urged the students to comprehend the importance of studying and working hard with determination, wisdom, ethics, and loyalty wishing them more successes in the future.
At the end of the speech, a short movie about the life and achievements of engineer Toufic Tarif Kayrouz was displayed followed by financial incentives distribution for each student and a cocktail.