One of the first schools to be established at the Ejisu municipality is Tikrom M/A Junior High School, yesterday climaxed its 70th anniversary celebrations with a grand durbar that attracted some government officials and other dignitaries.
Present at the ceremony were the chief of Tikrom, Nana Oti Awere II, Dr. Kofi Amoah, chairman of the normalization committee, Lawyer John Kumah CEO, National entrepreneurship and Innovation Plan, Mr Emmanuel Bossman and others.
The event, held on the theme “Quality basic education, a tool for accademic excellence”, was also attended by hundreds of old students as well as former head teachers of the school.
Speaking at event, Dr Kofi Amoah who was the guest speaker at the program lauded the school for producing many leaders in different fields throughout its 70 years of existence.
The school, he said, was an institution that had set the standards in discipline and hard work, saying “I am impressed with the high standards exhibited in all aspects of the school’s activities.’’ He then advise the students to study hard to become somebody in future.
The Headmaster of the school, Mr Agyemang Yeboah, said despite the success stories of the school, it still faced numerous challenges that required urgent attention.
“Currently, our ICT lab is nothing to boast of which affects the teaching and learning of the ICT”.
He added that, the population of the school has increased and needed more classrooms including furniture and accommodations for the teachers.
The chief of Tikrom Nana Oti Awere II who chaired the occasion praised the teachers and non-teaching staff for their selfless sacrifice in moulding the students into responsible and future leaders.
He urge the students and the youth in his community to abstain from social vices that can destroyed their future.
Credit: Akwadaa Nyame (Silver FM)