Third prize winner Pham Huy (left) and Deputy Minister of Education and Training Pham Thi Nghia at the welcoming ceremony on May 24 (Photo:
Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnamese delegation finished third at the Intel International Science and Technology Fair (Intel ISEF), which took place from May 13-19 in Los Angeles, the United States. 

The Ministry of Education and Training welcomed the delegates home on May 24 in Hanoi.

The Vietnamese team bagged five awards, including third prize for a prosthetics arm project by Pham Huy, an 11th grader from a high school in the central province of Quang Tri. 

The others were four fourth prizes in system software, chemistry and embedded software. 

The Intel ISEF is the biggest international pre-college science competition, attracting some 1,800 high school students around the world every year to compete in 22 categories.

Vietnamese students have attended the event since 2012.-VNA