Armitage Senior Secondary School, the only government boarding school across the country on Saturday June 9, 2007, held its Speech and Prize-Giving ceremony, at the school grounds in Janjangbureh, CRR.
In his annual report, Ebrima M. Joof, Principal of the school, said Armitage school, consumed four bags of rice on a daily basis, which is nothing less than D35,000 per term on food items alone.
He revealed the numerous challenges faced by the school for the past years, such as the lack of transport and furniture for the school. “We also need more teachers for subjects like English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Arts and Craft, and General Science. He commended the Department of State for Education (DOSE) for responding positively to their request on the Girls Trust Fund.
Alhagie Cherno Ceesay, G.P.A, Human Resource Director, who was also the Guest Speaker commended the school’s administration for the positive results gained for the past years. He urged the students to work hard.
Mr. Ceesay then handed over D270, 000 worth of items to the school.
The best student of the year, Yayah Sankareh, gave the farewell speech, on behalf of the out-going students.
The ceremony was attended by departmental heads, ex-student associations, and members of the Parents Teachers Association (P.T.A).