THE TERRY FOX FOUNDATION CHEQUE PRESENTATION
On November 25, 2016 there were more than 2000 students from all schools of CISS gathering together at CIS stadium to participate the Terry Fox Cheque Presentation. After a month retrieving donation, CISS has received 383 millions VND and still counting until the end of November.
Even though this was an annual event of CISS, this year has become more honourable with the visit of Ms Judith Fox, International Director of Terry Fox Foundation. CISS was also grateful to welcome Mr Richard Bale - Canadian General Consul in HCMC, Mr Antony Nezic - CanCham President and Dr Dang Huy Quoc Thinh - Vice Director and Head of Radiation Oncology HCMC Oncology Hospital.
The students of CISS raise up the colourful boards that they have decorated to welcome Ms Judith Fox.
Instead of singing the Anthems along with the speaker, CISS today has set up a live band to create a more joyful and dynamic atmosphere.
Mr Carey Wass with his dance pack blew up the atmosphere with their cheering-up dance moves
The student emcees shared their thought about the Terry Fox Run.
The CIS Primary Choirs performed “Wings of an Eagle” with the direction of Mr Andrew LaCombe as a conductor and Mr Andrew Zalameda as the guitarist
The representatives of CIS, BCIS, AES and CVK together were revealing the amount of Terry Fox donation. Each student revealed a couple of digits and after each number got uncovered, the whole stadium was filled with great applause. After nearly 1 month, and still retrieving, CISS has collected 383 millions VND. This was a success that CISS community would be proud of.
Ms Judith Fox shared her emotion and words that she felt proud of what CISS has achieved and wished the Terry Fox spirit would be maintained and promoted wider in the future.
Dr Dang Huy Quoc Thinh expressed that he was surprised of the jubilance of today event that was fulfilled with energy and applause of the kids. Besides that, he showed his gratitude toward the amount CISS has donated for the research of Cancer in Vietnam
Photo taking session between the leadership team and honorary guests.
After the ceremony, the honorary guests had a dialogue with selected students of CISS and Leadership Team.
Everyone hopes that all of these values will be carried on toward the future at CISS in particular and Vietnam in general.