Mfantsiman Girls holds 63rd Speech and Prize Giving Day

Mfantsiman Girls holds 63rd Speech and Prize Giving Day

• Mrs Gloria Nyanteh addressing the gathering

Mfantsiman Girls School located at Saltpond in the central Region has celebrated its 63rd speech and prize giving day with a call on all stakeholders to support the education of children in the country.

Rev Ntim Fordjour (middle) at other guests at the dais

Mrs Gloria Nyanteh a mem­ber of MOGA 98, who made the call explained that, parents, teachers and government were critical players in the education of students.

This year’s event supported by the 1998-year group of Mfantsi­man Old Girls Association (MOGA 98) was on the theme: “Re-po­sitioning Mfantsiman Girls for academic excellence: The role of stakeholders”.

• A section of old girls at the gathering

It also marked the 25th an­niversary after the 1998-year group completed their second­ary education.

Mrs Nyanteh expressed appre­ciation to past students of the various senior high schools to support their schools in improv­ing academic excellence.

• Old girls cutting the annivesary cake

She explained that the school had contributed immensely in moulding them towards achiev­ing excellence in their various fields of endeavour.

She also called on the stu­dents to study and justify the investments being made in their education.

A Deputy Minister of Educa­tion, Rev John Ntim Fordjour, in an address, noted that Mfantsi­man Girls continue to be one of the high performing schools in the country, saying: “The school has raised some of the great people we have in this nation”.

He said the training students received on campus was one of the best one could find any­where and said Mfantsiman Girls had supported and trained girls to be bold and daring.

The Central Regional Minister, Mrs Justina Marigold Assan, in a speech read on her behalf, commended the school for its contribution towards national development.

She urged management of the school not to lower the standard of training for the girls, stating that Management of Mfantsiman Girls must make frantic efforts in guarding the image of the school.

From David O. Yarboi-Tetteh, Saltpond

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