Sonrise Christian International Basic School holds 25th Graduation Ceremony

By: Sebastian Kornu| ignewss|Ho

Sonrise Christian International School has held its 25th Graduation Ceremony at Ho in the Volta Region with a total of 37 graduates: 19 being boys and 18 being girls.

The headmaster of the school, Mr Stanley Dogbe, said that the school was established in September 1990 by Evangelist Samuel Komla Dzamesi (late) in collaboration with Mr Akins Koku Danku, the first head teacher of the school.

He mentioned that, there were 16 students in kindergarten one when the school first started and added that there are now 580 pupils enrolled in the school, with 41 staff members.

He noted that, the vision of the school is to promote and develop academic excellence, morality, spirituality and social values to meet national and international standards.

“Our vision is also to provide quality education to satisfy society’s expectation of comprehensiveness and excellence through effective teaching, learning, efficient management systems and knowledge dissemination with more focus on morality and social values” he stressed.

The Administrator of the school, Mr Mawuko Dzamesi stated that, the school takes great pride in providing the best for its students by ensuring that they receive exceptional holistic education at a very affordable cost.

According to him, the school continues to strive for academic excellence by introducing innovative ways of challenging students and staff to stand out in their performance.

Mr Dzamesi indicated that the school scored 100% pass in the 2022 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and per statistics of the Municipal Education Directorate adjudged the best performing school in 2022 BECE.

He added that, the school is delighted by the outcome but is also fully focused on the future and believeS that the additional interventions introduced this year will lead to even better BECE results for the graduating class.

“The school has participated in a number of competitions over the years, including the national core subject quiz competition in Accra, which was our first time participating in that competition, and the school performed admirably by making it to the second round”.

Additionally, the school participated in the Housing Circuit Sports and Festival of Arts and Culture, where Sonrise placed second out of eight participating schools in sports, fourth in drawing, and third in the overall competition” he said.

The Administrator further encouraged parents to do their utmost best to help their wards at home and also keep them accountable by ensuring that they do their homework and balance study time and play time.

“Please help us to teach them responsibility and life skills at home, one of my favorite memories as child was doing my homework and eagerly showing it to my dad. Tired or not he made the time for me, the look of Pride in his eyes whenever I got it right will remain with me forever” he advised.

Guest speaker for the ceremony, Mr KoKu Lumor of Class Fm who is also a past student of the school paid a glowing tribute to the late Mr Samuel Komla Dzamesi ;proprietor of the school for standing strong in building a dream he was part of.

He said there must be a long-lasting relationship between teachers and parents and urged parents to let their children see the sacrifices they are making because it is a character transformation process.

He added that parents should limit television time of their children, guide them in their decision making and allow them to explore.


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