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Dr. Diyan Ganev, who graduated a week ago from the Medical Faculty of MU-Sofia with excellent grades and honors from the academia, yesterday received another valuable certificate – a diploma for the award “Student of the Year” for 2020, informed by MU-Sofia. Dr. Ganev is Sales manager in the Global Regenerative Trade.
The graduate of the university was awarded by a prestigious jury in the 14th edition of the competition, organized by the National Representation of Student Councils (NSSS). Dr. Ganev was elected to receive the “Student of the year” prize with consensus from the honored Jury – including acting ministers of healthcare, education, defense, foreign policy, agriculture, sports, the ombudsman, mayor of the capitol, head of the Academy of science and business representatives. This recognition shows respect to his work during the pandemic 2020 and that it is well received by the societies officials and elite. Some of his achievements were the “Students against COVID19” initiative and the “Convalescent plasma for COVID patients” society he and colleagues organized.
The special award statuette was presented to him personally by the Minister of Education Mr. Kiril Valchev, patron of the event and by the chairman of the NSSS, Daniel Parushev.
Dr. Ganev was among the first students to become volunteers in the COVID departments in the spring of 2020. During the second wave of the pandemic, he resumed his volunteer work at the Military Medical Academy in Sofia.
The competition “Student of the Year” has the mission to promote the achievements of Bulgarian students to the Bulgarian public, honoring students from all fields of higher education. Leading experts from all fields of education yesterday identified the winners in 14 categories who have proven achievements in science, culture, sports and other activities related to the educational process at national and international level.