PORT HARCOURT school, Charles Dale Memorial International School , has said that they are aimming to plant Nigeria's name in the world of academic and scirntific revolution.
They made this known at the weekend in the Rivers State capital, as one of their students unveiled the newest formula for balancing complex chemical equations. The school was however, celebrating her students who have in recent times shined in international academic exercise including the 2011 JAMB Highest Scorer, Miss Ehirim Chibundum
This is as the High brow upper class college turned out its first batch of 28 finalists , most of who had already secured admission in universities abroad on account of the prodigious successes in various examinations including SAT, TOFEL, JAMB among others.
Chibundum , one of the pioneer graduands of the college from Imo state scored 319 in the JAMB examination , a result which had already been adjuddged the best nation-wide by JAMB authorities as well as scoring 99 per cent in physics in the result which was equally adjudged outstanding nation wide.
Speaking at the graduation ceremony of the pioneer graduands, the Managing Director of the School, Chief Mrs. Victoria Diete Spiff, said that the authorities and parents were using the first graduation ceremony to celebrate some of the success stories of the school
Chief Diete Spiff said that apart from the school coming top in the Junior Category of the Cobwell National Mathmatics Competition, and also being the only school to represent Nigeria in the Olympiad Science Competition taking place in the U.S. and Turkey , recently a student of the School , Master Uwakwe Eke came first in the South-South zone of Federal Ministry of Environment organized essay competition.
Another final year Student of the College , Miss Ayele Ayeboua Oliver, to the astonishment of the academic community,unveiled the newest formular for balancing complex chemical equations.
According to Chief Diete Spiff, ‘’Ayeboa by her laboratory research finding, set the pace in the country ,in Junior thought to the contribution to the study of chemistry’’.
Diete Spiff announced with glee that almost all the graduands , all of who scored between 77 and 99 per cent over 120 in TOFEL, beween 220 and 280 in JAMB had already secured admission for University education in countries such as the U.S, Canada, China, Britain and Ghana on account of their prodigious academic performance.
She Commended the parents for chatting a worthy future for their children by finding the Charles Dale Memorial Internation School the cradle for such endeavour and the teaching staff of the school for being the incubators of the success stories of the students through their had work and dedication.
Earlier in his address, welcome address, the Vice Principal of the School Mr. Omoruyi Sunday ,reminded the graduands to hold on to the principles and zest for knowledge with the Charles Dale School had planted in them saying, ‘’ the school has provided you with a springboard with which you can get to anywhere that your heart desires in life’’.
Omoruyi urged them to be worthy ambassadors of the prestigious School and endeavour at all times to internalize those values which had been inculcated in them whilel at the academy.
In her vote of thanks , the Executive Director of the Academy, Mrs Elfrida, Omole, charged the students to avoid the pitfall out side the high discipline environment of the school as their teachers and management would no longer be out there to direct and guide them.
Omole charged the graduands, to remain focused in the pursuit of their vision which their sojourn in the academy had helped them to nurse. ENDS