November 13 President of Russia Vladimir Putin congratulated the winners and finalists of the Big Change competition. In his address, he stressed that the achievements of today’s schoolchildren determine the future of the country.
“I am glad to welcome you to Artek. For the second year in a row, he warmly and cordially receives the finalists of the All-Russian competition “Big Change”. I sincerely congratulate the winners of the competition. You clearly showed yourself, your abilities, the best personal qualities, brilliantly coped with all the tasks. Well done! Of course, congratulations to all the finalists: you also achieved excellent results. Many of you were just a little short of the victory, but it will be all the more interesting to fight for it next year, ”the head of state said.
He emphasized in his speech that all the participants have walked their way to the top with dignity. “I have no doubt that each of you was able to make sure:“ Big Change ”is much more than just a competition: it is a friendly team that unites hundreds of thousands of young people across the country, a real community of like-minded people, where everyone is appreciated and helps to believe in yourself , their strength, to find their own path in life, “- said Vladimir Putin.
The head of state also said that new directions are appearing in the competition, regional teams are being created, and at the beginning of this year, the Good Saturday volunteer campaign started. “It’s great when you can not only participate in an interesting, necessary business, but also be its active co-author.
Of course, you achieve your victories yourself, but I think you always feel the support of your parents, teachers, mentors, and study friends. Together with you, they are also in the Big Change community. I want to thank them for such an interested, caring participation, ”the President said.
In his opinion, the participants now have every opportunity to achieve success in the profession they choose, to fully reveal, to realize their abilities. And this is very important, because the achievements of today’s schoolchildren and young people determine the future of the country.
“I am sure there will certainly be such successes, and the experience that participation in the“ Big Change ”gives them will serve as a solid support for them. Thanks to this experience, now you know exactly what it takes to make your dreams come true, your wildest ideas: it is faith in yourself, the desire to always move forward, gain new knowledge, and set the highest bar for yourself. And of course, this is a strong, reliable team of like-minded people. Once again, congratulations to all the winners and finalists of Big Change. I wish you new victories in your life and all the best, ”summed up Putin.