112 distinctions including 64 prizes and 48 special mentions awarded to the best students

112 distinctions including 64 prizes and 48 special mentions awarded to the best students
112 distinctions including 64 prizes and 48 special mentions awarded to the best students

Created by decree 61-213 of May 30, 1961, amended by decree 61-454 of December 4, 1961, the Concours général, organized for students in the Première and Terminale classes, aims to distinguish the best students in general and technical high schools, both public and private.

It allows candidates to be assessed on subjects that comply with official programs but at a more demanding level than traditional exams and competitions.

For this edition, students have composed in 32 disciplines in total. To be a candidate, the student must have a general semester average of at least 12/20 and an average of at least 14/20 in the chosen discipline.

The results that were revealed for this edition, highlight a number of 112 distinctions out of the 3203 registered candidates from public and private establishments in Senegal, including 64 prizes and 48 accessits.

The Racine School private courses and the Prytanée Militaire Charles N’Tchoréré occupy the top places on the podium. These include Miss Zeinab Dienne SAMBE, 1st prize in Mathematics and 1st prize in Physical Sciences, best winner of the General Competition for Première classes and Mr Ahmadou Bachir TOURE, 1st prize in Geography and 1st prize in History, best student in the General Competition for Terminale classes.

Of the 55 winners in the Première class, 47 are in the Public sector and 8 in the Private sector and in the Terminale class: out of 37 out of 45 winners are in the Public sector and 8 in the Private sector.

The results also highlighted that students in the scientific streams have again, this year, won most of the distinctions including in the literary streams, both in Première and Terminale. “Because out of the 100 winners, 69 (40 girls and 29 boys) are in the S stream, i.e. 69%, 15 (5 girls and 10 boys) are in the technical stream, i.e. 15%, and 16 (8 girls and 8 boys) in the literary stream, i.e. 16%. It is worth noting the breakthrough of establishments such as the Thiaroye high school which obtained 04 distinctions including a first prize in Mathematics and a second prize in Physical Sciences, in the Terminale class,” revealed the Minister of National Education, Moustapha Guirassy.

The award ceremony for the winners will be held on Thursday, July 25, 2024 at the Grand Théâtre Doudou NDIAYE Coumba Rose, at 9 a.m., under the effective presidency of His Excellency Bassirou Diomaye Diakhar FAYE, President of the Republic. For this year, the theme chosen is “Issues, challenges and perspectives for a school serving national sovereignty”.

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