Fatia, a student in third year has received the Destremau prize.
The Bernard Destremau prize from the Academy of moral and political sciences has been awarded to Fatia Benmessahel, a student at ESIEE Paris, this year.
Fatia is in third year, on the Industrial Engineering course at ESIEE Paris and is also an apprentice at our partner ATOS. She has been rewarded for both her scientific and sporting experience. European Champion of Boxing and double junior French champion, she joined the school in 2017 after her final year in secondary school, in which she majored in sciences and continued which her sporting activities.
In fact, ESIEE Paris allows a flexibility concerning timetabled lessons for students practicing sports at a high level (SHN) so that they can attend lessons, training sessions and competitions.
Fatia has been said to have ‘set apart from the rest’ by the Academy of Sciences with her participation in the process ‘Génération Jeux’ in Seine Saint-Denis. Fatia is predicted to participate in the Olympic Games in 2024. To be continued…
The Bernard Destremau Prize
Bernard Destremau (1917-2002) was a French tennis player and politician. In 1995, he was an elected member of the Academy of moral and political sciences. In 2000, he created a prize in his name, which every year, rewards a high level athlete who is also succeeding in higher education.
The presentation of the prize took place on the 4th November at the academy.