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SG Sabally challenges Bansang students to take education seriously

Jun 19, 2014, 11:18 AM | Article By: Abdoulie Nyockeh

The Secretary General and Minister for Presidential Affairs, Hon Momodou Sabally, has challenged students of Bansang Senior Secondary Schoolto take their education seriously to become brighter future, saying to achieve that they must work hard, have goal vision and aim.

He made this advice while delivering his words of wisdom as guest speaker during the 8th annual graduation ceremony of Bansang Senior Secondary School at the weekend held at the school grounds.

Minister Sabally told the graduands that life was all about challenges but every outstanding successful person have to go with series of trial, noting that finishing Grade 12 was just the opening of the doorstep of life and starting of a life journey which has a long way to go.

He commended the work and effort done by the teachers and parents practically teachers with the collaboration of the graduating students over the years in making this successful.

Acting principal of BSSS, Lamin Jobe, expressed his gratitude to SG Sabally for accepting their invitation to witness the ceremony, describing the 8th annual speech and prize giving ceremony as the first of its kind.

Reflecting on the school activities and academic services, Jobe said the school registered last WASSCE exam and for the period under the review, they have registered two students with 9 credits, he said.

The school hosted the regional athletics championship for senior, upper and basic cycle schools in February 14, 15 and 16, and it also participated in the national championship in Farafenni and won 22 medals, 7 goals, 11 silver and 4 bronze, he added.

Jobe thanked his staff for their dedication and hard work, who he said are always ready to share their knowledge with anyone.

Sarjo Jah, Director of Finance at GAMWORKS, also challenged the graduands that each and everyone has the opportunity to make a difference in this world.

The ceremony was punctuated with the award of prizes to the best 2 students in each class 10 and 11 while the graduands were also awarded the best student in each subject.