On November 12 - the day of the 140th anniversary of the gymnasia, the solemn enthronement of the Queen of the First City Gymnasia Sofia Shipovych took place. The ceremony was held in the presence of honorary guests: the director of the gymnasiua Serhiy Ivanovych Sayenko and the ombudsman of the gymnasia, the Honorary Teacher of Ukraine Valery Anatoliyovych Silenko - the latter solemnly proclaimed Sophia the Gymnasia Queen. During the ceremony, a stamp with the image of the newly elected Queen of the FCG (made by Ukrposhta on a special order) was presented to her. After her dedication, Her Majesty addressed her subjects, the students of grades 1 - 5. Afterwards, she personally visited each class and congratulated all students on the holiday.
The Queen has now fully assumed her powers, which include chairing the social and legal committee of the Gymnasia Parliament, coordinating the school charitable and the work of the Royal Post Office, as well as taking an active part in all gymnasia social events.
Sophia has become the seventeenth FCG Queen.
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