President Pahor’s Reception of this year’s Slovenia top high-school graduates

Pride is in the air


President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor and the Minister of Education, Science and Sport dr. Maja Makovec Brenčič received on Saturday, 8th October 2016 the cream of the crop of this year’s high-school Slovene graduates, who attained all possible amount of points at Maturity examination. There are nineteen such graduates in Slovenia, among who also three from the Diocesan Classical Gymnasium: Živa Dolenšek, Eva Gričar and Eva Kržišnik.

The President pointed out on this occasion that it is the young who enter the world with an opportunity to change it. “ Your knowledge offers self-confidence and prevents you from others taking important decisions instead of you. /…/ You shall have this power and I wish you to use it for good and noble goals. It is up to you to improve the society we live in.” We congratulate Živa, and both Evas on their outstanding achievement and wish them all success in their future endeavours. /Lily Schweiger Kotar/