Mahasiswa UMRAH Wakili Indonesia pada Ajang Internasional di Filipina Tahun 2021

TANJUNGPINANG – Agung Kurniawan, Student of the Faculty of Economics, Raja Ali Haji Maritime University, was successfully inaugurated as the winner after eliminating 64 finalists in 34 Provinces in the Mister and Miss Education Indonesia 2020 Election, organized by the Indonesian Youth Achievement Association (IPPI) in the City of Flowers, Bandung

At the event which took place on 17-19 December 2020, Agung from the Riau Islands Provincial Representative was successfully crowned Mister Education Indonesia 2020 and was ready to represent Indonesia at the international level

“I was shocked, touched and happy because at first I didn’t expect to get this title, because the selection process was so tight, each region sent the best representatives. Especially with a pandemic like this, we are also worried because we have to go through a swab test and must comply with health protocols, “he said

Agung explained that during the three-day quarantine all finalists participated in a series of selections ranging from general knowledge, public speaking and speech competitions. Agung made it into the Top 10 Grand Finalists and managed to win this event by eliminating other finalists

“As Mister Education Indonesia 2020, I will play an active role in efforts to develop education, especially in the Riau Islands which are still included in the 3T (Frontier, Remote and Disadvantaged) Area, with activities to develop the interests and talents of children who are in remote and disadvantaged areas, of course with support from local government and local communities, “he added

Meanwhile, the Dean of the Faculty of Economics, Dr. Hj. Asmaul Husna, SE, Ak ,. M.Si appreciates the achievements of his students at the national level and has made the name of universities and Riau Islands Province proud

“We are proud, in the midst of this pandemic, there are our students who can make achievements, and remain enthusiastic in developing their own potential, and of course this must be an example for other students so that current limitations do not become a barrier to being the best, and once again we say congratulations” said Dr. Asmaul

Next, Agung Kurniawan will go to the Philippines next year to represent Indonesia at the international stage, and he hopes to give his best and make the nation proud.


Editor & Translator : Adi Pranadipa


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