Okuapemman (E/R), Aug. 05, GNA – The Okuapemman Past Students Association (OPSA) has donated some building materials to their Alma Mater, located at Akropong in the Eastern Region.
The materials are to facilitate the completion of the interior of the Home Economics Department of the School.
The gesture is also to prepare Home Economics students for their Final Year West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
The items include bags of cement, packs of tiles, sinks and pipes.
Additionally, the North America Branch of OPSA, led by Mr David Aboagye and his team of executives, has donated 50 out of the 100 desks needed to support students with visual impairment in the school.
These donations were made upon requests by the management of the School.
Presenting the items to the Management of the School, Mr Stephen Asante Bekoe, President of OPSA, said the welfare of the students was dear to the heart of the Association.
« In our bid to lift the banner of the School higher, the Executives and OPSA in general continue to work hard to supplement the efforts of the Government by providing the resources that are needed by the students, the staff and generally the School.
« It is in the light of this that the Association has deemed it necessary to deliver these items to the School to ensure the adequacy of resources necessary to promote effective teaching and learning processes in the School, as well as the welfare of the students, » he said.
Mr Bekoe encouraged the students to continue to adhere to the COVID-19 safety protocols so that they stayed safe during and after the WASSCE.
Mr Dennis Edward Aboagye, the Municipal Chief Executive the reiterated Government’s commitment to provide the necessary support needed to make the School conducive for teaching and learning.
He assured the Management of the School of the completion of ongoing projects by November.
The projects include an 18-unit classroom block, a dormitory each for both boys and girls, a six-seater toilet facility and an ultra-modern ICT Center for students with visual impairment.
The Headmaster of the School, Mr Atiemo Akuffo, lauded OPSA for the contribution and support to their alma mater.
He also praised members of the North American Branch for their benevolence.
He also commended the MCE for fixing the road to the School as promised by him during the celebration of the School’s Founders Day event last year.
» Words cannot express our gratitude to you, » he stated.
Okuapemman School was established on 8th February 1957 by Barrister Maxwell Opoku Akyeampong and it currently has a student population of more than 3300.
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