Lower and Upper Basic School in New Jeshwang recently held its sixth graduation
ceremony for 148 students (70 students from its upper basic school and 78
students from its lower basic school), at a colorful ceremony at the school
Speaking on the occasion, Mbye S. Gaye, the Upper Basic and Senior Secondary School principal, highlighted the numerous achievements registered by the graduating students.
He pointed out the success registered in the National Assessment Test (NAT) and the Gambia Basic Education Certificate Examination (GABECE).
He congratulated and commended the graduating students for showing great attitude to work, coupled with their commitment, and urged them to be more hard-working and dedicated towards their education.
Mr Gaye also thanked his teachers for their sacrifices, dedication, hard work and high level quality teaching despite the challenges they face.
Haddy Jallow, Headmistress for the Lower Basic School, in her remarks, highlighted the unflinching support of the Butterfly Friends Foundation who has been supporting Gambian children with free education and health.
She also thanked everyone that has made the occasion a success.
Ousman Gaye, the guest speaker for the event called on the students to continue working hard as they want to see the school register more success.
He also thanked butterfly friends foundation for their tremendous support in ensuring the students attain excellence in their education, saying the best thing you could give a human being was education.
Seedy Drammeh, the school coordinator, also thanked their sponsors who ensured education and health were accessible to the needy and the indigent as government could not do it all alone.
Mr Drammeh noted that the standards set by the school should not be compromised and urged students to maintain the hard work, commitment and dedication.
Madam Ann, school proprietress said they are committed to doing the best they could for Gambian children.
She called on parents and guardians to support their children in the best way possible as education is the only way one could make it in life.