Jirapa: Maiden Speech And Prize Giving Day Celebration

Speech and Price Ceremony

Presentation Brothers in the St Raphael’s Parish of Hain in the Jirapa Municipality in collaboration with misean Cara (friends of the mission) organized a maiden speech and prize giving day for Presentation R/C Junior High school to award Students, teachers, parents and officers in the Municipality.

Delivering a speech, the headmaster of the the school (Presentation R/C JHS),Brother James Dabuo Der elaborated the essence of the program which includes:

1.To award students who performed well in 2021

2.To award parents who contributed so well to the development of the school

3.To award serious and dedicated teachers and officers of the Ghana Education Service, Jirapa.
Achievements:
* The headmaster stated that 3 teachers from the school have successfully completed degree course.
* The school was able to camp the 2021 BECE final year students for 3 weeks and again planning to camp the 2022 candidates as well.
* Also,2 teachers attended a workshop on sustainable development goal in Tamale.A fish pond which was initiated by a National Service personnel,Mr Moses Adoboa in 2018 had been extended to 4 ponds with the aid of some individuals.

Challenges:
He said the school is in dire need of an English teacher.

He made this appeal to the municipal Director of Education, Jirapa.
Addressing the gathering, the Jirapa municipal Director of Education,Mrs.Agnes Mwaawaaru thanked misean Cara for the intervention to support the girl-child education.She urged students, teachers and parents to take good care of the donations given to the girls (bicycles).
She added that, this will help curb tiredness, loss of contact hours of students staying far away.

She said, the misean Cara had done a lot in supporting educational needs in the municipality and urged parents, teachers and everyone to help the school to grow.

The girl -child education officer,Madam Sophia Jakpa,thanked misean Cara, teachers, parents especially, for allowing their children to be enrolled in the school for such a wonderful program and encouraged them to keep it up.

Presentations:
24 bicycles were presented to students and teachers including citations.
📌18 of the bicycles were presented to girls in the school (JHS) staying far away from the school.
📌6 of the bicycles were presented to girls in the St Raphael’s R/C primary school.
📌3 teachers were awarded a citation each.
📌4 officers were awarded a citation each as well as 1 parent for their support.

The chairman of the occasion, Amos Balaara a former assembly member of Hain electoral area,in his closing remarks said he was happy for the successful end of the program and urged that we should delete the mind set of “our girls are bad” so as to pave way for them to aspire higher.He thanked mission cara, teachers, students, officers of GES, chief, landlords and everyone for their support to make this program a memorable one.

By Mwinsagra Marcellinus
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