BOANA AND NAWAEB HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION – STUDENTS ADVISED ON CHOICES IN LIFE.
By John Rosso – LAE OPEN Electorate – JOHN ROSSO Dps MP | 10 December 2020.
This morning myself and Tewae-Siassi MP Dr. Kobby Bomareo accompanied Nawaeb MP Kennedy Wenge to officiate at two graduation ceremonies and launching of district vehicles at Boana station and Nabak respectively.
I was privileged to be invited as the Guest of Honour at the graduation occassions under my capacity as the caretaker Minister for Education and Dr. Kobby as the Vice Minister for National Planning.
My key message at the graduation was about making choices in life. Every choices and decisions we make as individuals determine the type of person we become in the future.
I shared my personal experience when I walked barefoot to school, collected bottles and worked as a caddy at the Lae Golf Club for my lunch money.
I urged students to take education seriously, work hard and persevere to become a better person in the future. Do not make excuses and blame parents, teachers and friends for your failure.
The choices and decisions we make today determines what sort of person we become later on life.
Similar sentiments were shared by Dr. Kobby, one of the finest gynaecologist we have in our country who had grew up and attendedschool in the village. He also reminded the students that graduation is not the end but a beginning to a new chapter in life.
I would like to congratulate the Nawaeb DDA under the leadership of Hon. Kennedy Wenge for investing in education. They have built a brand new 6 in 1 classroom for Boana Junior High School and graduating its pioneer Grade tens today.
I have committed through the Department of Education, K300,000 for Boana High School Science Lab and another K300,000 for Nawaeb Lutheran High School for infrastructure support in 2021.
The Nawaeb High School board have also requested for the school to be elevated to Secondary school status which I will discuss the way forward with the Morobe PEB and National Education Department.
On this note, I would like congratulate and wish all our students, teachers, board and parents of schools nationwide for successfully ending the 2020 academic year despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
Don’t let national politics deviate us from our mandated duties of delivering basic services to improve the livelihood of our people.