By Faith Igbudu
Graduating pupils of Alpha Christian Academy (ACA), Makurdi have commended their teachers for the vital role they have played in building and shaping them as leaders of tomorrow.
The commendation was given on Wednesday at the 5th Graduation/Prize Giving Day of the school in Makurdi.
In their separate speeches, outgoing Head Boy, Kator Tyona and Head Girl, Emmanuella Daga, on behalf of the graduating pupils Set 2022, said the role of teachers in the society is a very critical one and must be acknowledged.
They recalled that most of them were enrolled into the school as toddlers but are leaving the school well prepared and equipped to face the next level of their lives.
While thanking the teachers for investing in their lives, they enjoined other pupils to give heed to the teachings inculcated in them, as it will help them tomorrow. They also appreciated their parents for their tireless efforts to ensure they get quality education.
Earlier, in her welcome remark, Proprietress of the school, Mrs Delight Atii, appreciated the parents for having confidence and believing in the vision of the school. She assured them that their trust in the school will not be regretted as the school is poised to always give its best.
Represented by the School Administrator, Mr Jeremiah Atii, she said: “Today is a dream come true because the graduating class of today came in their diaper as day care babies. Amazingly, they are going out of Alpha gates today as amazing boys and girls looking into the future with hopes and dreams of becoming great leaders of tomorrow in their various areas of choice.
“My prayer is that; you will never stare at the steps of success, but take up the steps because, little by little, step by step is an inch.
“Our gratitude goes to the esteemed parents of Alpha for the confidence reposed in us by trusting your children in our care.”
She said the milestones for the session has being very commendable. According to her, they include: “Excellent performances in National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAAPS) quiz and debate competition both at local government and state levels. First position, participating in Makurdi NAPPS High-Level Unit annual sports carnival.”
She also she mentioned other milestones to include: “Introduction of Computer Based Test examination for grade school, excellent performance in common entrance examinations that has seen all our graduating pupils secure admission offers from reputable schools within and outside the state.”
There were presentations of gifts, choreography and fashion parade among others to spice up the occasion.