CLARET SECONDARY SCHOOL NEKEDE CELEBRATES HER 10TH ANNIVERSARY
More than 450 Dignitaries, Priests, the religious, parents, staff, alumni and students gathered to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Claret Secondary School Nekede, Owerri, Nigeria.
The celebration took place on November 11, 2017. The school had a week-long number of events and activities which included quiz competition, debate, excursion, drama presentations and cultural display. The event day proper featured the celebration of Mass of Thanksgiving by the Provincial Superior Fr Simeon Nwobi, cmf and concelebrated by other priests present.
The highlight of the anniversary was the Book Presentation. Two books were published by the members of staff of the school and by the students. The books Knowledge My Compass and African Stories and Their Lessons were edited by Fr Emmanuel Ukata, cmf.
The school which began on 10th September, 2007 with just 37 students has grown to 345 students in 2017.
Claret Secondary School Nekede is one of the fruits of the school apostolate of the Claretian Missionaries East Nigeria Province. It is an “enormous work of transformation of the world that has to be carried forward ‘by all’, in favor of all and to bring real happiness to our neighbors.”(MS, 53)