Claret Academy Secondary School Owerri: Graduation Ceremony 2017/2018 Academic Year
Every successful academic year in most schools if not all, ends with a graduation ceremony or “progression ceremony” for those who will move from Junior Secondary School to Senior Secondary School and Claret Academy Secondary School Area “A”, World Bank Housing Estates, Owerri was not an exception; she equally used her graduation ceremony on the 14th of July, 2018, to mark the end of that successful 2017/2018 academic year under the distinguish chairmanship of Engr. Chief P. I Nnadi.
The curtain raiser of this epoch making event was the celebration of the holy mass which was presided by Rev. Fr. Ernest Offor Cmf and flanked by the host; Rev. Fr. Anselm Amandikwa, Cmf and Rev. Henry Ekwems. Fr. Ernest Offor in his homily admonished the students to stand up to the tides of time and take up creative responsibilities in any strata of life they find themselves. The liturgy of the Holy mass was spirit filed as Caret Academy Student Choir was at their best.
The event proper began with a majestic walk into the school hall by the “junior graduands” and then the “senior graduands” in their unique colour. Claret Academy Student Choir thrilled the audience with the national and school anthems and then a welcome song. Also, the principal, Rev. Fr. Anselm Amandikwa, Cmf, welcomed everyone and congratulated the graduands for their academic sojourn thus far and encouraged them to be good ambassadors of the school. The chairman of the occasion Engr. Nnadi did the presentation of kola nuts traditionally to all and sundry. This year’s graduation was unique as many lively events flooded the stage.
Graduation ceremony is award giving day as well, outstanding students in academics and morals were awarded and the graduands were presented their certificates. Other events that colored the day were cultural dance, “presentations of all kinds especially by “Little Angels Chorography”. It was indeed a day of joy as the graduation ceremony came to an end with the closing prayer and flash lights from cameras took the stage to create images of a day well spent.
Anaejionu Sixtus, Cmf