Swedru International School holds 49th Anniversary and graduation
The Swedru International School (SWIS) has held its 49th Anniversary Celebration and graduation for final year Junior High School students with strong caution against the persistent attacks on teachers.
Mr. Bernard Joe Appiah, renowned Management and Economic Consultant who was the Guest Speaker for the occasion warned students who beat and molest teachers to stop the bad practice,
The Management consultant said if the students continue to exhibit gross indiscipline; it would be difficult for them to become responsible adults to hold key positions in various sectors of the country.
Mr Appiah expressed concern about the rate of indiscipline among students against school authorities stressing it will be impossible for the country to produce quality leaders if the anomaly was not checked.
He attributed the canker to high alcoholism, wee smoking and the abuse of tramadol, cocaine and other harmful drugs which also affected their studies.
Mr Joe Appiah who is also Chairman of Board Governors of Swedru Senior High School (SWESCO) cited a nasty incident, where a final year student under influence of tramadol slapped a Senior House Master for no reason.
He said it was regrettable that the incident went viral on social media for the whole country and the world to see.
The Management Consultant cautioned parents who rushed to schools to attack teachers after their wards were punished for wrongdoing to desist from such acts and rather assist teachers to train their children as education was holistic with studies and discipline.
Mr. Dennis Armah-Frempong, Agona East District Chief Executive (DCE) paid tributes to the founding fathers of SWIS which had provided quality education within the past 49 years.
The School topped the 2018 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Agona East and was honoured by the Assembly.
Mr. Robert Mensah, Headmaster of the school said they scored 100 percent passes in the BECE, with distinctions and majority of them gained admission to high profile Senior High Schools in the Region.
Prizes were awarded to deserving students and pupils of the school.