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Corona School rewards excellence at prize-giving day

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The 2015 Corona School Speech and Prize-Giving Ceremony recently held with the theme, “Education: A Virtual Currency”, which captured the essential role education plays in the development of a people and nations.

Principal of the school, Mrs. Adeyoyin Adesina, while speaking at the event where excellence and hard work were rewarded, noted that since inception, the school has remained committed to the delivery of world-class education.

The principal said that her students were taught to think, debate, enquire and contribute meaningfully to the development of society. She added that the fact that the school’s alumni have gone ahead to study at prestigious institutions such as African Leadership Academy (ALA) South Africa, Minerva Schools at KGI, Sans Francisco, University of British Columbia and Harvard, testified to the superior education the pupils receive.
 
In her keynote address, guest speaker and ace journalist, Mrs. Adesuwa Onyenokwe, commended recipients of the various awards and enjoined the students to remain steadfast in their studies, adding that focus and diligence were necessary ingredients for a successful life.

“Look forward to the days of freedom when you will be able to build upon all that you have learnt in Corona for the growth of our nation,” she urged them.
 
Precious Enahoro (currently in Year 12) with an average score of 93.27 per cent was best academic performer for the 2014/2015 session. Aisha Yusuf, while in Year 10, finished with a total of 90.18 per cent and had the best performance for the class.

Similarly, Oluwalaonoayo Ashiru with a total of 91.79 percent emerged the best student in Year 7 for the preceding year while Shalom Emeka, who won thirteen of the 17 Year 8 prizes, was first for that class with an average of 92.13 per cent.
 
During the ceremony, which featured music, dance presentation and sundry performances, the principal, staff and students of Adie Owe Community School in Ado-Odo Ota Council Area of Ogun State, gave a special recognition award to the school as a socially responsive organisation.


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