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Gambia Home Economics Skills Centre holds graduation ceremony

Jun 15, 2015, 9:59 AM | Article By: Halimatou Ceesay

The Gambia Home Economics Skills Centre Friday held a graduation ceremony of students who went through the centre’s various disciplines ranging from decoration, to bar and restaurant, tailoring and other disciplines.

The ceremony, witnessed by parents and loved ones of the graduates, was held at the school grounds in Old Jeshwang.

Addressing the new graduates, Basin Ceesay, principal of the school, said it was a special day with mixed feelings as having nurtured the students for more than two years she would have to say goodbye to them.

Some of the students had already got employment while others were on attachment, she disclosed.

She thanked the parents who enrolled their children at the school, for having worked hard to pay their school fees to the end of their courses.

She advised the students continue to show respect and work hard to pay back their parents who had worked hard to give them education.

She added that the teachers and staff of the school also did everything possible to see the students through, whilst thanking them for their hard work and support.

She also thanked the shareholders of the school for making sure all the students were able to secure attachments or engagement at their establishments.

Saikou Manga, one of the graduates, said they should see their new graduating stage as a beginning to their development in life.

He thanked the teachers and staff of the school for the knowledge and support given to them.

He urged his colleagues to use the acquired skills to serve as responsible citizens of The Gambia, as they received their certificates and prizes at the end of the day.t