Nsutaman Catholic Senior High School marks 50th anniversary

Nsutaman Catholic Senior High School has observed its 50th Anniversary with a call on stakeholders and the government to help with infrastructural facilities expansion for management and students.

The theme for the celebration is: “Celebrating Our Past and igniting Our Future in a Challenging Environment”.

Mrs. Victoria Ussher, the Headmistress of the School, appealed to stakeholders and Government through the Ministry of Education to help management solve the school infrastructure and staff accommodation challenges.

She stated that the school is in dire need of a drill mechanised borehole and tarring of the inner roads of the school.

The school, she said, has about 119 teaching staff and 50 non-teaching staff, but has only nine flats for both the teaching and non teaching staff.

The headmistress revealed that there is improvement in academic performance as the students excelled in the 2023 WASSCE, adding that the school is the current champions having won the National Independence Day celebration quiz for three consecutive times.

Prof. Stephen Owusu Kwankye, the Guest Speaker and old student, in a keynote address said a lot of progress has been made over the years and urged parents to contribute to their wards Education by investing in them.

Nana Baffuor Awuah, Director of Pre-tertiary Education who represented the Minister of Education, stated that the government has initiated and implemented several policies aimed at strengthening our Education system.

According to him, the National Standardised Test (NST), initiated in 2021 across the country for primary four pupils from public Basic Schools, demonstrates the government’s determination to transform Education sector to advanced Education for socioeconomic development.

He noted that we are approaching an era where creativity and innovations are a vital part of our Education for which the government is making efforts to track the evolution of our educational system.

He acknowledged the significant contribution of the Nsutaman Catholic Senior High School over the past 50 years to complement government efforts in improving education in our country.

He promised the Ministry of Education would provide a Girls Dormitory and a Dining Hall for the school towards addressing the infrastructural deficit in the school.

Nana Asamoah Gyamfi Sekyere, Nsutamanhene, commended the management of the school and the pioneering staff, especially the Catholic Church, for their foresight that has brought the school this far and also commended his late uncle who released the parcel of land for the establishment of the school.


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