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Ndow's Comprehensive graduates 14th batch of students

Jun 7, 2011, 12:18 PM | Article By: Yusuf Ceesay

Ndow's Comprehensive Senior Secondary School on 3 June 2011 graduated its 14th batch of students at a ceremony held in the school premises in Bakau.

The event, under the theme: "We acquire to inspire," was witnessed by the Minister of Information and Communications, Alhagie Cham, school board of trusties, board members of Parents Teachers Association, among others.

In her valedictory speech, Ms Florence Ampong, principal of the school, said the day marked another important day in the history of the school.

"The journey of life will continue," she told the graduands, noting that the just concluded West African Examination (WAEC) is a stepping stone to their achievements.

She further urged graduates to work to achieve higher heights in their academic, professional and social and corporate lives and be realistic in achieve their goals.

Ms Among challenged the students to make best use of the opportunities put at their disposal, saying: "Time is very vital."

In his opening remarks on the occasion, Amadou Touray, chairman of the Parents Teacher Association of the school, said the event was a very important occasion in the annals of the school.

"Ndow's is one of the best schools in the country," Mr Touray said, urging teachers and students as well as the parents to work together to achieve the aspirations of the school.

"Make use of the opportunity and have enough inspiration from the people around you and remain focused," he urged the graduands while thanking staff of the school.

Speaking at the event, the guest speaker for the occasion, Dr Chidi Nweneka, thanked the management of the school for the success registered in the school over the years. 

The theme "we acquire to inspire" is a direct challenge to the graduates and the entire school for the quest for education, he said.

He tasks the graduates to continue their quest for education and to be role models of their families and friends.

"We all have responsibility to be life bearers to humanity," said Dr Nweneka.

Babucarr Ceesay, outgoing deputy head boy of the school, delivered the vote of thanks on behalf of the students.

The occasion also witnessed the awarding of certificates to deserving students and a cultural parade by school children.