THE 7TH STANDARD 7 GRADUATION
The 7th Standard 7 Graduation Ceremony took place on 26th August 2017 at the school campus. A total of 47 pupils among which 28 were boys and 19 were girls graduated. This graduation coincided with the period when the school was about to commemorate 10 years since its establishment in 2008.
The 2017 standard 7 graduation was witnessed by madam Bernadetha Katandalila who was the guest of honour. Madam Bernadeta is the St. Joseph's Branch Manager of Mkombozi Commericial Bank. The event was also witnessed by various invited guests from the local governmnet, Jesuits representatives, Head teachers from mission schools and neighbouring schools, PTA committee members, parents of class seven pupils and of other classes and various pupils from Gonzaga and Loyola.
Madam Bernadetha Katandalila,
who was the Guest of Honour
In the graduation ceremony, all the 47 standard 7 pupils were awarded school leaving certificates. Additionally, pupils who excelled in various categories including leading pupils in various subjects, leadership, discipline, cleanliness and other categories were awarded certificates and gifts. This graduation was the first graduation under the leadership of Father Raymond Mayanga as the new school manager, after he replaced Father Charles Munubi in the middle of this year. The graduation was preceded by a mass at the St. John's Parish Luhanga which was led by father Raymond on Friday 25th.
The Head Teacher Sr. Marie Pascaline in her speech highlighted the various achievements and challenges the school has gone through since it began. She also advised the pupils to continue loving God, maintain discipline and hard work in their remaining academic journey which has just begun.
The Head Teacher Sr. Marie Pascaline delivering her speech about the progress of the school
Class 7 pupils receiving certificates from the Guest of Honour
Accompanying the academic activities, there were also performances from various groups of pupils who entertained the guests. The first one was the parade famously known as the "gwaride". This was followed by the scouts performance who showed amazing skills. Other activities which coloured the event included a dance from class 7, fashion show, science show and comedy. The presence of the veteran comedia "Mzee Onyango" caught the attention of many.
The PARADE "GWARIDE"
GONZAGA STAFF PERFORMING
Veteran Comedian Mzee Onyango was also Present