On August 19 the President of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko the decree No. 726/2008 noted the state awards of Ukraine of employees of the enterprises and establishments of the Nikolaev area on the occasion of the Independence Day of Ukraine - for a significant personal contribution in socially - economic, cultural development of the Ukrainian state, powerful labor achievements.
The award "For Merits" of the I degree receivedEvgeny Dyrdindirector general of Santa Ukraine joint-stock company (Pervomaisk).
The award "For Merits" of the II degree - the rector of the Nikolaev state agrarian universityVyacheslav Shebanin.
The awards "For Courage" of the III degree it is awardedAnatoly Morozov, member of council of the Nikolaev public veteran organization of "Levanevtsa".
Nikolayevtsam honorary titles were appropriated also. So, the manager of the student's cultural center "Korabel" of NUK of the admiral Makarovbecame the Honoured worker of culture of UkraineEvgeny Dolgov, the Honored doctor of Ukraine - the manager of office of the Nikolaev regional hospitalSvetlana Motsar.
Two became Honoured workers of formation of Ukraine - the rector of the Nikolaev interregional institute of development of the person of a higher educational institution "Open international university of development of the person "Ukraine"Lyudmila Matviyenkoand director of Krivoozersky professional agrarian lyceumAnatoly Smerichevsky.
"The honored worker of the industry of Ukraine" the President appropriated a rank to the director of ensuring repairs "The service center "Metallurg"To Pavel Vlasov, "The honored worker of agriculture of Ukraine" - to the director of society of B. Khmelnytsky (Domanevsky area)To Vladimir Komyagin, and "The honored worker of physical culture and sport of Ukraine" - to the director of DYuSSh FSO "Spartak"To Nikolay Bondarenko.