Jul 8, 2008, 6:22 AM
The Gambia Glory Baptist Primary School in Jeshwang recently held its speech and prize-giving ceremony at the school campus. The school headmaster, Mr. Carnetiou Brempony, notified the gathering that it was a joyful day and a great day for him personally. As the school rejoiced in their 15th annual speech and prize-giving ceremony, the headmaster revealed that they wish to bring education to all Gambians. He also revealed that they are in the process of transforming the Gambia Glory Baptist School into the best school in The Gambia.
He told those gathered that every school is built on a base of good quality teachers and that the hardworking teachers of the school should be commended. Mr. Carnetiou said that the school involves children in the National Assessment Test and that he is fully confident the children will perform well.
He further asserted that parents should sometimes take children to museums, supermarkets and airports to help educate them.
The guest speaker was Mr. Modou Lamin Sanneh, the director of basic education. He said that he was pleased and honoured to be attending the ceremony and thanked the headmaster.He revealed that he would like to recognise the Glory Baptist Church who transformed it into a school which produces excellent students every year to join the junior secondary school. He concluded by saying that education is indispensable for the empowerment of children.