? Holds 1st Graduation Ceremony On Academic Excellence
The Chief Inspector of Schools for the Greater Accra Region, Mr. Kwesi Asante has advised parents not to see schools as dumping grounds of their wards but rather a source of career nurturing for every ward.
According to him, the school is an environment where children are groomed for a better future but could also be a potential place for negative career adaption due to peer influence; hence parents should take keen interest in activities that their wards undertake in the school by frequently visiting the schools.
Mr. Kwesi Asante was speaking as the Guest Speaker at the 1st Graduation and Prize Giving ceremony for the first batch of Junior High School graduating class of Lydians International School in Mamprobi a suburb of Accra.
He said, education is a life-long enterprise and that parents must ensure that their children are giving the best of tuition as far as their future development is concern so as to create a society of well-educated individuals.
Mr. Asante challenged the graduants to psyche themselves to improve in the midst of challenges that they may face.
The outgoing school prefect of the school, Samuel Ofori in his handing over speech said the success of the school is based on discipline, decency and hard work.
He enumerated some achievements during his term which culminated in the admired academic excellence of the school, and challenged the incoming prefect, Dickson Brown to continue with his good work, if not to chalk more success.
On her part, the Proprietress of Lydians International School, Lydia Adankie commended the graduating class of the school and indicated that they must represent and serve as ambassadors of the school.
She advised them to take advantage of the excellent tuition they had and improve in the fast changing world.
Lydia Adankie also called on the graduants to shun social vices including laziness, gangstarism, and truancy so that they can best fit into society and make meaningful impact on the lives of people around them.
She averred that education equips the individual to higher levels in life and express sadness at parents who fail to consider the education of their children as key factor in their upbringing.
She called on parents to see the child as a mirror in which the family is reflected and that the good education they give to them will determine the fortunes of the entire family.
Lydia Adankie said the school which begun in 2007 with only six (6) children has made significant impact on the lives of many children in the community, teaching and nurturing them in the path that when they follow will inure to a brighter future for them.
She commended teachers for their hard work, dedication and motivation and applauded parents who have kept faith in the school management and promised to deliver the best of students.
Lydia Adankie challenged the graduants to shine at all times and urged parents to assist their wards on punctuality to school.
The colorful ceremony was graced with drama, poetry recitals, cadet displays and guard inspection, and chorography performances from the students of the school, ranging from nursery level to the Junior High class.
Certificates and special prices were presented to the graduating students who excelled in various disciplines and academic work.