The Alumni Association of Christ Ado Ekiti School (1995-2001), on Friday instituted a scholarship program aimed at encouraging students at the school to excel in their studies.
The president of the alumni ensemble, Temidayo Akeredolu, said the scholarship, named after the director of their ensemble, Kehinde Ojo, “would be awarded annually to the best student in the junior high school examination”.
Akeredodu spoke to Ado Ekiti at the ensemble’s 20th anniversary meeting, which saw the awarding of the first scholarship for the 2020/21 session to Progress Omilola, the top student in the JSS 3 exam, a generator at school and honors for teachers across the board.
He said the annual scholarship amount of N100,000 “shall cover all expenses including but not limited to tuition fees, uniform, textbooks and notebooks only for the period of secondary class 1.
“It is a way to encourage academic excellence among the students of the prestigious Christ’s School, Ado Ekiti, and to create a positive atmosphere of healthy academic competition,” he said.
According to him, naming the award after Ojo, who was the principal “when we were admitted and graduated from the school, is to express our sincere gratitude to Mr. Kehinde Ojo for providing us with the best education and guardianship. who have now shaped our lives and focus.”
Omilola, who thanked the former students and former principal for the gesture, said, “This scholarship is inspirational. It will inspire me to do more. »
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