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Great Moment Education - Corinthia

On Tuesday, 25 October 2005, the best students of the region of Corinthia received their awards from EFG Eurobank during a special ceremony, the 19th in a series of 30 events organized by EFG Eurobank in the various Greek regions, as part of its “The great moment for Education” sponsorship programme.

The sponsorship programme, “The great moment for Education”, which was launched by EFG Eurobank in 2003, represents a major educational initiative that further enhances the group’s already strong sponsoring activity in the field of Education, in addition to the fields of Culture, Environment and Sports.

The main aim of this programme is to support and reward school students in their “struggle” for knowledge. Eurobank wishes in this way to make a valuable contribution to the community in which it operates by helping the young generation achieve its high objectives.


The sponsorship programme, “The great moment for Education” is supported by the Ministry of Education and it concerns over 230,000 pupils graduating from senior high school throughout Greece. In the context of the programme, EFG Eurobank rewards each year the pupils who achieved the highest marks for admission to tertiary education. The programme includes all 1,300 high schools in Greece, public and private, daily or evening.  The award is accompanied by the amount of  € 1,000, which is deposited in a savings account at an EFG Eurobank branch in the relevant city.

The following dignitaries honoured the event with their presence: Reverend Dimitrios on behalf of the Metropolitan of Corinthia, Corinthia MP Ms. Athina Korka-Konsta, on behalf of the Regional Governor of Corinthia, Deputy Regional Governor Apostolos Papafotiou, Regional Councillor Constantinos Kordosis, Deputy Mayor Panagiotis Louziotis representing the Mayor of Corinthia, Deputy Mayor Ms. Evangelia Karathanasi-Koutsoudaki, Corinthia Municipal Councillors Themistocles Koutsogilas and Dimitrios Psomas, the Vice-President of the Corinthia Chamber Ioannis Rentoulis, together with many local government officials. Were also present the Corinthia Secondary Education Director Constantinos Loumanis and other representatives of primary and secondary education, as well as members of the region’s economic and social life.

Speaking on behalf of the Metropolitan of Corinthia, Reverend Dimitrios in a short address congratulated Eurobank EFG for its initiative and wished every success to the pupils for the future.

Corinthia MP Athina Korka-Konsta, conveyed her congratulations to the Bank for its sponsoring initiative and its active contribution to Culture, Education, Environment and Sport.

The Deputy Regional Governor of Corinthia, Apostolos Papafotiou, took the floor next and commended the Bank for rewarding the best students for the third consecutive year, wishing the award-winners the best of success.

Deputy Mayor Panagiotis Louziotis recognized the efforts of the pupils in their pursuit of excellence and congratulated EFG Eurobank for its sponsoring programme in the field of Education.

The Corinthia Secondary Education Director Constantinos Loumanis congratulated EFG Eurobank for its sponsorship programme and commended the pupils for their achievement wishing them success in their studies.

Finally, in his short speech, Andreas Asproudas, Regional Manager of EFG Eurobank’s Branch Network in the Peloponnese, stressed that, “through its sponsorship program “The great moment for Education ”, which is now in its third successful year, the Bank’s primary aim is to reward the best students and recognize the efforts of young people fighting for their visions with education as their weapon”.-

The recipients of the EFG Eurobank awards for the region of Corinthia are:

  1. Theodoros Alexopoulos, Corinthos 2nd Comprehensive School
  2. Constantinos Asimakopoulos, Nemea Comprehensive School
  3. Panagiota Glykofridi, Loutraki Comprehensive School
  4. Georgios Theoharis, Kiato 2nd Comprehensive School
  5. Matina Kapetanaki, Katsouli Comprehensive School
  6. Sofia Kolokytha, Derveni Comprehensive School
  7. Clio Condi, Xylokastro Comprehensive School
  8. Anna Kremyda, Agioi Theodoroi Comprehensive School 
  9. Eleftheria Bartzi, Velos Comprehensiveigh School
  10. Eleftheria Orfanou, Goura Comprehensive School
  11. Spyridon Papadopoulos, Corinthos 3d Comprehensive School
  12. Vasilios Pliatsikas, “Aristoteleio” Comprehensive School
  13. Maria Rigopoulou, Vrahati Comprehensive School
  14. Efrosyni Sarla, Corinthos 1st Comprehensive School
  15. Nicoleta Tsavalopoulou, Kiato 1st Comprehensive School
  16. Angeliki Tsakanika, Corinthos 4th Comprehensive School
  17. Georgios Hasikidis, Chiliomodio Comprehensive School