Members of the Kingdom of Serbia Association’s City board in Belgrade participated on the reception for the 600 best high school students from Serbia and the Republic of Srpska, which was hosted by Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine on June 26th, 2015 at the White Palace. Special thanks for their volunteer work go to the members of King’s youth from Belgrade.


The speeches at the ceremony were delivered by HRH Crown Prince Alexander, HE Mr. Dane Malesevic, Minister of Education and Culture of the Republic of Srpska, academician Matija Beckovic, member of the Crown Council, Mr. Dusan Mihajlovic, member of the Executive Board of Eurobank Serbia and Mr. Ivan Ivanovic, famous Serbian TV host. The reception for the best high school graduates was also attended by the Mr. Philippos S. Karamanolis, Chairman of the Executive Board of Eurobank EFG, which traditionally provides financial support in organizing the reception for the best high school students of Serbia and the Republic of Srpska.

In his speech the Crown Prince thanked Eurobank EFG, the sponsor of this event, and congratulated the graduates on their great achievements. The Crown Prince then addressed the students and said, “Dear graduates, I warmly congratulate you for your great success and I wish you to continue to be the best! You are the future of Serbia and the Republic of Srpska. We are proud of you, and you should be proud of the knowledge you have gained so far. Be proud of your valuable work and talent and put them at the service of our country”.

For fifteen years, His Royal Highness awarded the best students from all secondary schools in Serbia, who through their great efforts achieved success during their high school years. Every secondary school in Serbia and the Republic of Srpska selects one best student in the generation of the graduates, who receives a commendation and a gift.

The ceremony was also attended by Mr Dragomir Acovic and Mr Dusan Babac, members of the Privy Council, Prof. Dr Nikola Moravcevic and Mr Predrag Markovic, members of the Crown Council.

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