The President of Slovenia Awards a Student from the University of Nova Gorica

In the Presidential Palace, Aleksej Jurca received the “Apple of Inspiration” award from the hands of Borut Pahor as the first Slovenian to win the international Olympiad in Astronomy and Astrophysics.

In the commentary to the award, it is noted that the student from the University of Nova Gorica not only received one of the ten gold medals at the Olympiad, but also became its absolute winner. He is the first Slovenian student who managed to score the highest number of points among all participants.

Aleksej is fond of astrophysics, astronomy, and the development of his logical thinking.

Source: ung.si