Oct 26, 2011, 12:37 PM
Mr Jammeh, a senior teacher and moderator of the event, advised the students that Grade 12 is just a stepping stone and that there are more challenges in the future.
He urged them to tighten their belt to overcome anything they may come across in the future, saying that passing-out ceremony is a moment of reflection of the past and future.
Karamo Bojang, principal of the school, said Nusrat is a school of excellence hence they would utilize all avenues to ensure outstanding performance goes from height to height.
He revealed that the overall result of the school in the last exams was that 80% of the students got credit in all the subjects they offered to do.
The overall results of individual subject are English Language 96%, Agric Science 100%, General School Science 99%, History 99%, Government 100%, Economics 98%, Commerce 100%, Business Management 94%, Financial Accounting 98%, Cost Accounting 100%, Geography 99%, Chemistry 99%, and Physics 89%.
Mr Bojang said for English and Maths only 5 students had failure but said this would soon be a thing of the past, adding that in terms of gender enrolment they had increased the girl enrolment from 27% to 40% almost equal to the boys to promote gender parity and give them equal opportunity.
He said the excellent result of the school could not be achieved without discipline, which is why he would not compromise with anything contrary to virtuous acts, adding that they train their students to be “very good ambassadors” of Nusrat wherever they are.
He also said that all this success could not be achieved without the full support and commitment of his dedicated team of staff, who he said do not spare any effort in ensuring students succeed in their exams.
Adama Touray, an ex-head girl of the school and a current assistant lecturer at the University of The Gambia, said life out of school is perceived to be difficult but it is just a challenge, hence she urged the students to be ready for it as they graduate from high school.
He urged them to be dedicated, committed, hardworking, industrious, and patient, as these are some of the key virtues that would shape their future to what they want.
Dr Burama Jammeh, a former student of the school, said he became successful because he was listening to his teachers as well as obeying the rules and regulations of the school.
He said Nusrat is a school which can transform the student into a productive citizenry, while thanking the administration and the teachers for their tireless efforts at ensuring they prepare the students.