Outstanding students selected from matriculation in upper Myanmar left Mandalay Railway Station for Yangon on Thursday to relax at Ngwehsaung Beach.
A total of 100 students chosen from states and regions in upper Myanmar will take recreational trips as a reward for their academic achievements. They will join outstanding students from lower Myanmar at the beach from 25 April to 5 May.
In the 2014-15 academic year, a total of 528 outstanding students have been selected from eighth and ninth standards and matriculation. The students from eighth standard will go to a camp at Bagan, while those from ninth standard will visit Inlay.
While at the camps, they will undertake scout courses and meet with outstanding students from past years.
Aung Ye Thwin