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Superstar Students! Award Ceremony for the 20th Presidential Awards for Extracurricular Activities


The award ceremony for the 20th Presidential Awards for Extracurricular Activities was held on Monday, July 22, 2019. 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.

28 nominations were received for these awards, including 7 from sports-oriented clubs, 8 from culture-oriented clubs, and 13 from other groups and individuals. The awardees were selected as follows:

Outstanding Achievement Award

HIYAMA Minori (2nd year, School of Law)

Represented Japan at the National Model United Nations (USA)

Recipient of the Distinguished Delegation Award

Special Recognition Award

OKITA Nao (Fencing Club)

1st place, Women’s Epee Singles, 54th National-Public Universities Fencing Championship

Sports Chanbara Club

1st place in Kodachi (short sword) fighting, Choken (long sword) fighting, and Two-Handed Choken fighting competitions in the Men’s Rookies Division, as well as Men’s Rookies Grand Champion of the National Sports Chanbara University Tournament

Environmental Club GECS

Winners of the Minister of the Environment Award at ecocon

Osaka University Formula Racing Club

Overall Championship, 16th Formula SAE Japan

FUKUYAMA Hiroki (4th year, School of Science)

MEXT Minister Award, 8th Science Intercollegiate

YAMATSUTA Eitaro  (3rd year, doctoral program, Graduate School of Engineering)

Grand Prize, Digital Content Category, International Students Creative Award (ISCA) 2018


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