By Alfred K Dogbey
Eagle International School, a leading private Basic School located at Haatso in West-Legon, Accra has held its 7th graduation onFriday, July 25, at the fore court of the school.
The well organized ceremony, which was highly attended by parents, the Board of directors of the school, as well as invited guests from all walks of life, was under the theme “Nurturing the Child’s Potential Through Sound Education”.
The Principal of the school, Madam Regina Sawyer, who read the School’s Report said, the school had chalked remarkable successes since its establishment.
With its motto, “Soaring With Excellence and Dignity, Madam Sawyer said, Eagle International has taken part in many external educational activities like the Math and Science quiz, Spelling Bee competition and other competitive activities and had excelled.
She said, the school also has cadet corps, reading club, drama and cultural troupe among other social clubs, which has proven to create socialization and instill discipline in the pupils.
The Principal announced that, the school was preparing its students to write their first batch of Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) next year, therefore, it was the expectation of the school that their candidates would perform well and come out with distinctions.
The Guest Speaker for the event, Madam Maureen Amematekpor, on her part asked parents to take up the responsibilities of their children with seriousness.
The event, which was organized under the chairmanship of Dr. George Manu, emphasized that education was the greatest treasure any parent can give their children.
He also advised parents to be interacting frequently with their children, by discussing issues with them to allow children easily open up and share their reflections with them.
According to Madam Amematekpor, a former Ambassador under the erstwhile President John Agyekum Kufour’s administration, education begins with a child; and reading and learning complete a child’s education.
For that reason, she insisted that there was the need for parents to pay attention to their children’s education, adding that, the responsibility of a child’s education does not only depend on the teacher, but also on parents as well.
Awards were presented to the deserving students.