On September 3 on the official site of the President of Ukraine there was a Decree No. 879/2008 text "About rewarding of educators with the state awards of Ukraine".
This Decree was signed on September 1, in it there is a speech about assignment of honorary titles to the Teachers' Day.
Among those who received high ranks, it appeared also three our fellow countrymen from the Nikolaev area.
So, for a powerful personal contribution to development of domestic education, preparation of qualified personnel and on the occasion of Day of educators the President of Ukraine V. Yushchenko appropriated honorary titles:
"The honored worker of formation of Ukraine" - to A. Bilyuk, the associate professor of Institute of the theory and the right of the Nikolaev state university of a name of V. A. Sukhomlinsky, and G. Matveeva, the director of specialized school of arts and applied crafts of experimental educational institution of All-Ukrainian level "Academy of Children's Creativity", Nikolaev.
"The honored teacher of Ukraine" - A. Kosorotova, the teacher of aleksandrovsky comprehensive school, Nikolaev area.