BY DAYO ADESULU
Today, Vanguard Education weekly focuses on Miss Esther Uzokife another sixteen year old girl in Harrobs College, Ketu, Lagos who scored two hundred and eighty four (284) in the UTME where a total of 201,798 students scored below 170.
Esther traced her success to the solid foundation she received from her school saying that she got the sound education and preparation for the JAMB from her school.
According to her,“Harrobs College posseses high caliber of caring teachers who devote their time to drill students academically prior to any examination. Our teachers are always there for us to solve any academic difficulties.”
She pointed out that another key factor to her performance was that she endeavours to do every school assignment as she takes seriously every assignment no matter how minor it may appear. She disclosed that she does not stop reading where her teacher stops teaching reiterated reading ahead her equal every day for hours.
The afore-mentioned was in line with the Principal’s speech during their valedictory service and prize giving day held recently at the Harrobs College premises.
Mrs Uzokife Chinelo, the Principal of the school reiterated: “This great college has produced four sets of Senior School Certificate Examination graduates and seven sets of Junior School Certificate Examination graduates in which they all came out in flying colours. For instance, she said, the best student among the last year graduates got Al in four subjects, B in 2 subjects and Credit in 3 subjects.
The next person got B in 6 subjects and credit in 3 subjects. At the junior category, NECO 2010, the best student got A in 12 subjects and credit in only one subject. The second person got A in 9 subjects and credit in only 4 subjects.”
J.S.S 3 graduates with excellent academic performance were officially admitted into Senior Secondary School one. The students were enjoined to face this level with determination, courage and confidence with the understanding that solid foundation has already been laid for them. “This level requires a firm decision from each child to be nothing less than a high flying student as Senior Secondary Education is full of challenges,” She said.