WASEC Alumni donates to school after qualifying to next stage of NSMQ
The Alumni of Wa Senior High School, WASEC has donated a multipurpose Television set to the school after a triumph in qualifying to represent the Upper West Region in the Zonal Competition of the National Science and Math Quiz (NSMQ).
WASEC defied all odds to pick a slot into the next level of the competition after battling it out with sister schools at the Wa Regional Library.
The LG-branded flat screen TV set with an in-built decoder and a satellite dish was presented to the school by the 1998 batch of students.
Mr Abdul Kudus Mohammed, who was the Organizing secretary for the 1998 batch of WASEC, presenting the items, said they were touched by the wonderful performance of science department of the school, earning the slot to represent the region at the Zonal Level of the NSMQ.
“We are gathered here today, most grateful to the science group who came out excellent in their quizzes. We are indeed grateful to ‘Wasecans’ and always forever be ‘Wasecans’. We hail this noble school and will forever be grateful to the institution.
“The little token today we are bringing to the institution is just to earmark our effort with regards to the timely intervention of the information that was submitted to us the last part of the day and we are here to do the slightest of presentation and yet to come back and fulfill the greatest aspect of the project,” he stated.
Mr Mohammed however advised the students who led the school in qualifying to the competition not to feel complacent in their quest to winning the ultimate in Accra.
The Headmaster of the school, Mr Adams Iddrisu Thirdman, who received the items expressed sincere appreciation to the old students and promised to them to virtuous use.
He also described the victory as a great honor which has come to revitalize the good and enviable reputation of the school.
Touching on the developmental challenges of the school, Mr. Adams Iddrisu Thirdman stated that the school is faced with untold infrastructural challenges citing, inadequate space in the dining and assembly halls to contain the students especially in this era of COVID-19.
He there called on old students of other year groups as well as philanthropists to complement the efforts of government in addressing the infrastructural deficits of the school.
A science student of the School, Miss Suam Mohammed applauded the old students for the gesture to support students realizing their ac academic dreams.
Miss Suam charged her colleagues to take their studies serious in order reach greater heights in the academic space.
The school was established as a community middle day school in the 1950s and progressively transformed to its current status in the 1970s.
The school houses numerous educational facilities that complement the studies of students. The Upper West Regional French center is located in the school so French students normally do not face problems with the subject.
It has a world standard science laboratory, a library and many other useful facilities. Aside the school's science laboratory, the regional science laboratory is also located on the school's campus.
The school has produced notable high profile individuals in the country such as the current Speaker of Ghana’s Eight Parliament, Rt Hon Alban Bagbin, Lawyer Yonny Kelendi Esq, among other notable alumni.