Accra High School celebrates 97th Founder’s Day

Accra High School celebrates 97th Founder’s Day

Accra High School (AHISCO) has celebrated its 97th Founder’s Day at the school’s premises at North Ridge in Accra.

The 97th anniversary was celebrated by members of the school board, management, old students (Onukpai) and current students.

The school was founded on 17th August 1923 at the Beach Avenue in Aayalolo, a suburb of Accra. It was the first secondary school in Accra in the Eastern Province of the then Gold Coast.

The headmistress of AHISCO, Rev Mrs Lydia Anim-Nketiah highlighted the Operation ‘Read 2 Storybooks per student per semester’ which seeks to promote reading among students.

The Chairman for the occasion, Onukpa Bishop Seth Aryitey, in his goodwill message pledged to lead the school to mobilise all resources available at its disposal to build a proud community. 

Prof. F. K. E. Nunoo, the first vice president of the Accra High School Old Students Association (AHISCOSA referred to as Onukpai), assured the board, management and students that the Onukpai fraternity will continue to lend its support to the holistic development of the school.

He added that the Onukpai would not spare any efforts in playing its avowed role to fulfill the dream of its illustrious founders. 

The guest of honour, Onukpa Very Rev. E. Bortey, Bishop Elect, Accra Diocese of the Methodist Church, Ghana gave a brief history of the founding of AHISCO.

He took the audience down memory lane and challenged all guests to work together for the betterment of AHISCO. 

Onukpa Paul Okine, President of G90 and Chairman of the Planning Committee of the Celebrating Year Groups (1980, 1990 & 2000) was full of praise for the school’s management handling of academic work and upholding discipline in the school.

The Master of Ceremony (MC), Mrs Jennifer Naa Barkey Anane-Nsiah was full of praise for members of the AHISCO School Choir who graced the ceremony with their melodious music and angelic voices.

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