On May 4th, the MCC19 Group’s young welder Zeng Zhengchao was awarded the 20th China May 4th Youth Medal by the Central Committee of the Communist Young League and the China Youth Federation, becoming the first young employee of the MCC Group to win this honor. He was also awarded the 19th Sichuan May 4th Youth Medal by the Communist Youth League of Sichuan Province and the Sichuan Youth Federation.
The China May 4th Youth Medal is the highest honor to be jointly awarded by theCentral Committee of the Communist Young League and the China Youth Federation to China’s excellent youth. It aims to establish outstanding youth demonstration with progressive policies, noble virtue and outstanding contributions, reflecting the spiritual character and value pursuit of contemporary youth. To fully demonstrate the spirit of contemporary youth and lead them to grow up to become talents and make contributions in the great journal of spending unremitting efforts to realize the Chinese Dream, the Central Committee of the Communist Young League and the China Youth Federation decided to commend the winner of the 20th China May 4th Youth Medal on the May 4th Youth Day in 2016. To represent the impartiality and authority of the selection work, the Central Committee of the Communist Young League held a preliminary assessment conference after the network voting on April 9th to randomly select representatives of central Party and Government organs, institutions of higher education, scientific research institutes, news units, enterprises and representatives from rural areas, selected youth delegates at the grassroots level, and winners of previous China May 4th Youth Medal to be the judges. In the preliminary assessment, 32 people were selected from among 84 candidates recommended by national Youth League organizations at all levels. Publicly displayed by China Youth News, China Youth Network, Chinese Communist Youth League Network and other mainstream media, the 27 winners of the China May 4th Youth Medal were finally selected.
As an advanced model of contemporary youth talented in skills, the MCC19 Group’s young welder Zeng Zhengchao kept his dream in his heart and practiced his skills surely and diligently to become a talent in his position. As a player in this 'National Team', he represented China in the 43rd World Skills Competition held in August 2015 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, beat his opponents and won the Gold Medal in the welding event with his superb technique and stable exertion, securing China's first gold medal in this competition. He was also selected as the only 'Best Player' of China’s national team by World Skills International, bringing China’s techniques and skills onto the highest podium in the world. For his outstanding contribution and performance, Zeng Zhengchao was named National Technical Expert, National Advanced Skills Expert of the Metallurgical Construction Industry, Sichuan Model Worker, MCC Model Worker, MCC Chief Technician, etc.