By Cecil Mensah
The nineteen -ninety (1990) year group of Saint Augustine’s College in the Central Region, last week raised funds to refurbish the dilapidated Geography block of the school to mark the school’s eighty- fifth (85) anniversary celebrations.
According to the St Augustine’s Past Students Union (APSU), the refurbishment of the three- storey building, which is at the cost of one hundred and fifty thousand Ghana Cedis, is also to mark the twenty five years, since members of the year group completed school.
The refurbishment of the geography block is expected to be completed by March 2015.
The anniversary celebrations is on the theme: 21st Education -The Age of Innovation and Transformation” was attended by Kofi Buckman, Mr Hackman Owusu Agyemang, former Minister Water Resources Works and Housing and Former Member of Parliament (MP) for New Juabeng Constituency in the Eastern Region, Mr Charles Zwenes, the Chairman of Ghana Boxing Association, Mr Kojo Dadson, a renowned actor and host of other past students of the school.
Unveiling the anniversary project at the launch in Accra, the Chairman for the Planning Committee, Mr Felix Anyinsah, Head of Multi National Company Limited and a Representative on the College Board said, this was one of the few meetings that have received high patronage.
He urged the old students to continue to support the school and become ambassadors for the school.
As part of the anniversary, there would be mentoring programme for students, a another fund- raising outreach during the Augustine’s Past Students Association (APSU), fun games etc.