Andrzej Orliński won the Roman Czernecki Award


On 26 February 2021, the Szczekociny School Complex held an important celebration – Patron’s Day. This year, the Roman Czernecki Prize, awarded for changing the world for the better, went to Andrzej Orliński – distinguished social activist who embodies and promotes our Patron’s ideas in Szczekociny 70 years later, in the 21st century, by integrating the local community.    

‘Roman Czernecki, the Patron of the Award and of the Szczekociny School Complex, changed the post-war reality in extremely difficult conditions. Nevertheless, years later, we still see the influence of his activity on the lives of our local community. ‘I assume full responsibility (...) for the continuation of Roman Czernecki’s ideas, and continuation of activities that change the world for the better’, said Andrzej Orliński, the winner of this year’s award. 

Andrzej Orliński – citizen of Szczekociny, graduated from Szczekociny Secondary School. He has taught at the Szczekociny School Complex for several years. Regional enthusiast, co-founder and community custodian of the Szczekociny Regional Chamber, organizer of history lessons for children and young people, as well as meetings and historical tours, co-creator and co-organizer of the Szczekociny ‘Dialogue of Cultures’ Festival, author of many papers on the history of the region, member of the Association of Alumni and Friends of the Szczekociny Secondary School, Association of Enthusiasts of History of Szczekocin, and Tadeusz Kościuszko Cultural Society.

Organizers of the Roman Czernecki Award For changing the world for the better are: the Association of Alumni and Friends of the Szczekociny Secondary School and the Szczekociny School Complex.

Congratulations to the prize winner!