SHANGHAI, Jan. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The award ceremony of AT&S Cup Photo Competition themed with "environment protection" was held in China Welfare Institute Children's Palace (CWICP) on Jan 5, 2018. It is now in its 11th year and targets primary and middle school students aging between 7 and 15 in Shanghai.
The award ceremony of AT&S Cup Photo Competition themed with “environment protection” was held in China Welfare Institute Children’s Palace (CWICP)
Students are asked to submit a series of 1-3 images, including a description of the images. Around 1,500 students from approximately 300 schools submitted more 2,000 photos. During the ceremony, 100 winning works are announced including 10 for first prize, 30 for second prize and 60 for third prize.
"We are pleased to work with AT&S to help young people in Shanghai deepen their consciousness on environment, inspire their creativity and improve their knowledge and skills," said Zheng Sichen, Deputy Secretary of Party General Branch of CWICP.
First launched in 2006, AT&S Cup has played a key role in nurturing the student's life-long interest in environmental related topics by joining hands with Shanghai Environmental Protection Bureau and China Welfare Institute Children's Palace. Over the years, the program has reached out to local communities in Shanghai and encouraged ecological concept in the youth's education.
"As one of the technology leaders in HDI PCBs and IC substrates, AT&S is committed to investing in high-tech sectors, while continuously reducing environmental footprint during the process and production. We are delighted to have the opportunity to inspire and educate Shanghai students about the importance of CO2 emission and low-energy consumption through our engagement. Consistent with our company's philosophy, we are proud of our dedications to responsible corporate citizenship," commented Phua Chen-Jiang, AT&S CEO BU Mobile Devices & Substrates.
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