On December 7th, the awards ceremony for the 25th Ehime Shimbun Primary School Book Report Contest, for which Taiyo Oil is a special cosponsor, was held at the headquarters of the Ehime Shimbun Co., Ltd.
This year's contest attracted 564 entries from primary school pupils in Ehime prefecture, of which 6 were selected for Grand Prizes, 12 for Excellence Prizes, and 18 for Honorable Mentions: a total of 36 awards for which each winner received a certificate. One of the Grand Prizes, an essay entitled "Death and Life" by Yu Sakurada , a sixth-grader at Chikanaga Municipal Primary School in Kihoku, was then awarded the Taiyo Oil SOLATO Prize for Best Overall Report. Upon receiving from Taiyo Oil a certificate, shield and commemorative gift, Yu then gave a reading of her winning report.
Taiyo Oil will continue supporting activities of this kind that aim to bring up upstanding leaders of tomorrow from among today's youth as part of its social action programs.