On December 10, an awards ceremony for the "23rd Ehime Shimbun Primary School Book Report Contest" was held at the headquarters of the Ehime Shimbun Co., Ltd. Taiyo Oil Co., Ltd., is a special supporter of this contest.
Thirty-six entries were selected from a total of 587 contest entries (the largest number ever before received) as winners of Grand Prizes, Excellence Prizes, and Honorable Mention Prizes. All of the prize winners received an award certificate. In addition, Taiyo Oil presented the "Taiyo Oil SOLATO Prize" to Yuria Watanabe, a 3rd grader at Tsubaki Municipal Primary School in Matsuyama City. Yuria's report titled Anne Furanku wo Yonde (after reading Anne Frank) was selected as a particularly exceptional work from among the Grand Prize winners of all grades. In recognition for her outstanding effort, Taiyo Oil presented Yuria with an award certificate and commemorative gift.
Taiyo Oil intends to continue activities such as this as a way of supporting the healthy growth and development of coming generations.