On March 30, 2016 (Monday), the top performing students for Academic Year 2014 were presented with awards. The University of Aizu utilizes a Grade Point Average (GPA) system, and the top three performers from the undergraduate school are awarded. GPA is an internationally recognized standard for university grades, and a student's GPA is a major factor in landing a job, getting in to graduate school, and for studying abroad. (*1)

At the award ceremony, General Director of the Department for Student Affairs Tsuneo Tsukahara presented the top performing students with award certificates and a book card (gift certificate for books). The awardees are listed below. The top performers amongst 4th-year students were awarded with the President's Award and Awards of Excellence at the degree conferment ceremony. (*2)

1 Yohei Shimmyo Takato Iida Mei Onodera
2 Koji Sato Takeyuki Miyagi Kyosuke Nihei
3 Tomohiro Saito Masashi Yoshida Shogo Senba



*1 Examinations and Assessment of Academic Performance
*2 Degree Conferment Ceremony for Academic Year 2015 Held

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