Jul 15, 2011, 1:53 PM
Speaking at the occasion, the Principal of the school, Mr. Alasan Jobe, commended the level of commitment and dedication shown by the staff of the school in their pursuit of the goal of quality, relevant education for all.
According to Mr. Jobe, at the beginning of the academic year there was a shortage of staff at the school. The intervention of Mr. Momodou Baba Jallow, the former Principal and the board of governors the school were able to secure three extra teachers.
Speaking on the academic performance of the students, Mr. Jobe said that they have been performing remarkably well. The school presented 97 certificates in the 2007 May/June WASSE. He said that out of the candidates presented, 75% of the students passed. This, he said, was an "utter reduction in the number of failures."
Principal Jobe further asserted that the school is a unique institution saying, "the workers in this school are the most diligent, persevering and versatile around."
For his part, the guest speaker, Mr. Momodou Baba Jallow, spoke on the importance of discipline saying that it is fundamental to any success in life. He cautioned the graduands that as they join the world to remember that they are ambassadors for the noble institution of
In conclusion, he said that school-going students should always be prepared to work hard and maintain discipline and respect for their elders, parents and teachers.