HRH Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya awarded winners of this year’s eastern-region To Be No. 1 contest in Jomtien Beach, marking 10 years the princess’s youth program has been helping keep kids away from drugs.
The princess handed out plaques to winners of the March 25-26 competition at the Ambassador City Jomtien Hotel where youths from eastern and central Thailand vied to become the top ambassadors for the anti-drug campaign.
HRH Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya receives a royal welcome as she arrives at the Ambassador City Jomtien Hotel.
The project, which she founded, works to raise awareness of the perils of drug use and foster love and community spirit. Sports, dance and aerobics competitions are used to give kids a diversion from drugs and help occupy their free time.
To Be No. 1 features clubs at the district and neighborhood level, schools, small businesses and in Bangkok. Chapters can be found in 23 districts and 87 communities in the eastern and central regions.
Winners of the Ambassador City contest will go on to the national competition in Bangkok in June.
HRH Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya presents a Royal gift to Chancheongsao Governor Reungsak Mahavinitchaimontree during the To Be Number One awards presentation ceremony at the Ambassador City Jomtien Hotel.