Written by Edrina EMMANUEL

JSS Area 11 tasks graduands on sound morals

The management of Junior Secondary School Area 11, has tasked graduands of the school to continue to uphold the high moral standard imbibed over the years.

Principal of the school, Mrs. Hadiqat Jimoh, made the call during the 11th speech and prize giving day organised for the graduating students.

Welcoming guests and students, the principal noted that over eleven years the school has continued to produce well-behaved and academically sound students through various result-oriented programmes.

She revealed students of the school have participated in various academic events such as the recent Cowbellpedia in which the outgoing Head Girl, Miss Okosi Elizabeth, scored 82 percent and emerged 2nd position out of 200,000 candidates who sat for the examination in all public schools in Nigeria, while the mathematics teacher, Mr. Babatunde Taofiq, emerged the best among 150 teachers in the country.

She explained further that, the school had at different times won awards in various competitions such as spelling bee, essay writing, extra moral activities and sports.

While appreciating the FCT Administration and UBEB for creating an enabling environment to excel, she urged the students not to toy with their academic future and continue to exhibit an exemplary life of honesty, decency, discipline, hard work and uprightness.

She therefore thanked the staff, parents and stakeholders for their unrelenting support. Advising the students, the chairman of the occasion, Chief Chiboka Chukwuma, said the graduands should see the event as one step among other success steps they will take for a brighter future.

He said it is evident from the activities that, the junior school has positively impacted on the students, lasting virtues of good morals of honesty, hard work, discipline, commitment and academic interest, while urging them to sustain them throughout their lifetime.

Sharing their three years experiences in the school, the outgoing head boy and head girl, Aliyu Sherif and Okosi Elizabeth, respectively said, it is an adventure for them as they had to coordinate the students while facing other academic challenges.

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