At the beginning of the ceremony, the Principal of the British Vietnamese International School Hanoi confirmed that this event was an important milestone in each student’s life. Looking at today's success, the student need to cherish their efforts as well as the support from their families and school. "Looking back on the past few years, you need to remember the value of determination and perseverance. If you have your dreams and opportunities come, you need to grasp them with all of your efforts" said Principal Mark Sayer. The Principal also gave the most sincere thanks to the parents attending at the ceremony for their continued support.