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The 1998 year group of the Apam Senior High School (ASSOSA), has marked its 20th anniversary of completing their hithertocondary school with an impressive and colourful ceremony.
The event brought together most of the students who graduated from Apam Senior High School in 1998 and are successfully contributing to the Ghanaian society and the world at large in diverse forms.
Old students associations of various institutions in Ghana have continued to contribute significantly to infrastructure development if their Alma mater.
Indeed, such old student associations formed from years of completion has served as a channel of complimenting efforts of governments in solving various challenges that have bedeviled their Alma matter.
The 1998 year group of Apam Senior High school ASSOSA has various year group associations from the very year the school was established untill date.
As part the celebrations of its 20th anniversary of completing Apam Senior High School, the 1998 year group of the school took on the responsibility of upgrading and expanding the school’s dining hall facility which was hitherto in a bad state and smaller in capacity for the growing demand of boarding facilities in the school.
Handing over the newly refurbished and expanded dining hall building to the management of the school, the President of the group Ben Lord Gaise, said the initiative started when his team had discussions with the management of the school on one of the school’s pressing needs.
He said upon deliberations, they settled on expanding the dining hall since the school enrollment is high but the students currently attend dining sections in batches, a major challenge to academic work.
He said this motivated the 98 year group to mobilize resources for the project which cost GH¢25,000.
The District Chief Executive for Gomoa West Bismarck Baise Nkum applauded the 1998 year group for the initiative and said it would go a long way to complement government’s efforts on educational infrastructure.
He assured the school of the government’s commitment to ensuring that every school child has access to quality education through the free SHS flagship programme while they proceed with the upgrade of educational infrastructure.