• Donates 100 Set Of Classroom Chairs, Desks, Cash Prizes, First Aid Boxes, Others To Alma-Mater
The CMS Girls’ Grammar School Alumnae Association on Saturday, 21st May, 2022 gathered at the School Premises Akoka, Lagos to celebrate the forty two(42) years of its establishment amid glamour.
The Theme of the Event- ‘Strengthening The Bond: Past, Present And Future’.
In her Speech, the President of the Association, Mrs. Adeola Adetugboboh said that the social gathering afforded the old students the opportunity to build mutual relationship, Team-building, networking and Supports for members in Nigeria and Overseas.
Adetugboboh announced the donation of One Hundred (100) sets of Classroom Chairs and Desks to the Alma-Mater.
In addition, the Association presented a Gaint-size signage, donated Two (2) Well-equipped First-Aid Boxes, and pledged a One Hundred Thousand Naira (N100,000) Cash Prize to Best Graduating Student in the Ongoing West Africa Examination Council, WAEC (SSSCE)
It would be recalled that the Association had distributed free Exercise books and other learning materials to the students, provided furniture to the Teachers’ Staffroom, issued scholarships and cash prizes to outstanding students, organized career lectures for self-development and actualization for the students. The Association also instituted a Book Club to reignite reading culture among the students.
Adetugboboh encouraged the students to devote their time and energy to their studies to sustain the academic excellence of the school.
She also advised the youngsters to be of good character, uphold the standard and moral values of the school, and be good ambassadors of the citadel of learning at all times.
“Education is your passport to the future. For Tomorrow belongs to people who prepare for it today. Remember, you are the future of this School, and will in course of time take the baton of leadership of the Alumnae. Therefore, follow your dream and pursue your vision with purpose and tenacity. A positive mindset brings positive things”, Adetugboboh emphasized.
The National President reiterated the commitment of the Alumnae to promote learning cum knowledge acquisition and development of infrastructure within the school.
Adetugboboh applauded the Lagos State Ministry of Education, Special Committee on Rehabilitation of Public Schools and the school management for their supports towards the renovation of the two school buildings.
“We also appreciate the very active, energetic, smart and charming school Principal, Mrs. Bolodeoku F.F, Teachers and Administrative Staff, the Parent Teachers’ Forum, the Executive members and Anniversary Planing Committee for their concerted effort at ensuring the smooth running of the school. We note with pride and profound gratitude, your selfless sacrifice and priceless investment in the future and academic careers of the students. May God reward you most generously”, she concluded.
She however urged members to sustain valued principle of love, comradeship and lend helping Hands to one another.
The Guest Speaker, Pharmacist Oyinlade Olayemi-Kehinde stressed the importance of Bonding and networking amongst individuals.
She advised the gathering to imbibe the culture of sisterliness and live a healthy lifestyle. She also urged them to seek medical care when the need arises.
Speaking, the first Headgirl of the School, Mrs. Ebehijie Momoh advocated an intensified effort in Girl-Child school enrolment and education. She charged the Parents to help every female child nurture her dreams and aspirations.
Highlights of the event include the Unveiling of the Association’s Constitution and Logo, Ceremonial Cake-cutting to mark the 42nd Anniversary of the School and Dancing Competition among the old students.
Present at the Anniversary Celebration were the President of the Association, Mrs. Adeola Adetugboboh and other executive members, 1985 Headgirl Mrs. Ebehieje Momoh; Old students of various sets; School Principal, Mrs. Francisca Bolodeoku, Former Teachers, Administrative Staff, Parent Teachers Forum, Set Coordinators, Students and Well-wishers.