DELRAY BEACH, Fla., July 19, 2012 /-- China Education International, Inc. (OTCBB: CEII) (the "Company"), which manages the operation of private schools and educational activities within China, announces that its Pingtan Lanhua School has been awarded a "Famous Brand" designation by the Fuzhou government, and will receive an additional award during a visit by the school officials to the United States this fall, to be presented at the American offices of the Company.
Pingtan Lanhua School, one of the Company's managed schools and educational organizations, has received one of Fuzhou area's most prestigious awards for its excellence in education and is now known as a "Famous Brand", an award given to about 105 businesses and enterprises within the entire area. This recognition recognizes Pingtan Lanhua School as a top private school in the area, signifying the highest levels of scholastic competence and achievement.
Pingtan Lanhua School is located on an island off the coast of China near Fuzhou, and recently a bridge was completed to connect Pingtan Island to the mainland. The area is currently in an enormous growth period, based on the encouragement and support of the local and central government. With an area population of more than 7 million, Fuzhou is the capital of Fujian Province, one of China's fastest growing provinces with a current population of approximately 35 million.
Joel Mason, Chief Executive Officer of China Education International, Inc. commented, "We are proud of this recognition by the Fuzhou government as China's private schools are extremely competitive and education awards and designations are a critical part of remaining successful. We look forward to welcoming the school's president and principal here in the U.S., and to discuss how we can assist our other schools in qualifying for similar recognition."
Mr. Mason went on to explain that Pingtan Lanhua School will also receive an achievement and service award from American Education Center and American educators when school leaders visit the United States this fall.
About China Education International, Inc.
Headquartered in Delray Beach, FL, China Education International, Inc. is a leader in managing the operations of private Chinese schools and educational organizations within China, while providing international partnership study programs, more effective English language instruction, and recruiting American and other international teachers for Chinese schools and organizations. The academic schools under the Company's management provide China's unified national core curriculums including Chinese, English, mathematics, physics, history, biology and other subjects, while the educational organizations provide specialized educational training and programs. For more information, visit: www.chinaeducationintl.com
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