The Naresuan University International College (NUIC) in collaboration with PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited held the PTTEP English Quiz 2019 in Topland Hotel, Phitsanulok on November 8, 2019. The competition was organized to help enhance the English proficiency of high school students in the lower northern part of Thailand consisting of the following provinces: Phitsanulok, Uttaradit, Kampaengphet, Pichit, Phetchabun, Tak, Utaithani, Nakhonsawan and Sukhothai. The competition was attended by 52 schools from the mentioned provinces. There were a team of two students and a teacher (coach) from each school.
The event was presided by Mr. Veerawat Aumsoi (Vice President, S1 Production Operations Department, PTTEP) and Dr. Supichaya Meesad (Director of NUIC). The judges in the competition included: Dr. Eugenia A. Boa (Deputy Director, Research and International Relations), Mr. Christopher Cook and Mr. Ringyaomi Shimray. The quiz masters were Mr. Chon NeVille and Ms. Anna Stepanova, both are NUIC lecturers.
PTTEP just like NUIC is committed to operate in a socially responsible manner putting in paramount importance the benefit of its stakeholders. This competition emphasized helping the nation and developing the youth.
After competing in four categories (PTTEP, Culture of ASEAN+3, Science, Environment and Technology, and Current Global Issues), 16 teams with highest score are qualified to advance to the semi-final round. The semi-final and final rounds will be held on November 22 and 23, 2019 at NUIC and NBT Phitsanulok Province respectively.
The awards will be: the winning team will receive 40,000 Baht and the first, the second and the third runner-up team will receive 20,000 Baht, 16,000 Baht, and 12,000 Baht respectively.
It is hoped that through this partnership between NUIC and PTTEP, more youth of Thailand will benefit by enhancing their English skills.
Congratulations to all the participants!