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Superstar Students! Award Ceremony for the 17th Presidential Awards for Extracurricular Activities


The award ceremony for the 17th Presidential Awards for Extracurricular Activities was held on Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Presidential Awards for Extracurricular Activities have been awarded to recognize outstanding extracurricular activities and invigorate and improve student extracurricular activity participation since their inception in 2000.

39 nominations were received for these awards, including 11 from sports-oriented clubs, 7 from culture-oriented clubs, and 21 from other groups and individuals. The awardees were selected as follows.

Outstanding Achievement Award

Men's Lacrosse
(4th year, Engineering Science)

MVP/Leading Scorer/Best Position, Men's Division 1, 26th Kansai Student Lacrosse League

Karuta Club

Champions, Team Competition, 22nd All Japan University Karuta Championship, and others

(1st year Master's, Letters)

61st Kadokawa Tanka Award

(2nd year, Foreign Studies)

Participated in and won first place at the National Model United Nations Conference as representative of Japan

Special Recognition Award

Japanese Archery Club

Won both men's and women's team competition at the 54th Seven Universities Athletic Meet

English Speaking Society (ESS)

MORIOKI Takuya chosen as a Grand Finalist and received the Best Speaker award at the Asian Debate Institute Tournament 2015

A cappella
inspiritual voices

Champions, "A Cappella Spirits: All-Japan Amateur A Cappella Tournament"

B-koku Shinshi (manzai comedy duo)

SHIMOI Ryutaro and YAMAUCHI Masanori won the "All-Japan University Comedy Tournament - Comedy D-1 Grand Prix 2016," making them the funniest university students in Japan.


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