KARASECO Holds the 17th Graduation Ceremony For Form Six Students.

Karaseco: On 20th April 2018, Karagwe Secondary School (KARASECO) held their 17th graduation ceremony for form six students. The ceremony attracted Regional and district education officials from the Ministry of Education, parents, local government leaders, religious leaders from Islamic faith and Roman Catholic, Diocesan leadership and other well-wishers, attended the function at the school grounds. The Regional Administrative Secretary (RAS) Hon. Diwan Athuman was a guest of honor during the ceremony.

The ceremony was headed by a short service where Rev. Stewart Karugaba reminded graduates to serve the people by their professions and not
their own interests. He warned them to avoid corruption, selfishness and the importance of righteousness in their profession life.

Addressing the mass at the graduation ceremony, Honorable Diwan Athuman , congratulated the school authorities and students for a job well done. He urged graduates to avoid the acts that can lead to the breach of peace, observe rules and laws but mostly, put more efforts
in their studies. He requested the school authorities to enroll a number of students by considering the ability of school infrastructures. He promised that the government will continue to provide cooperation to the school when needed.

Head of the school, Mr. Donacian Lufurano, provided a short overview of the school history and pointed out that KARASECO was established in 1977 as a first Secondary School in Karagwe, and for 22 years, the
school was only providing Ordinary level secondary education. In 1999, the school added the Advanced level secondary education with both science and arts majors.

Chairman of the school board, Hon. Retired Bishop Nelson Kazoba, described the occasion as a milestone in the history of the school and students themselves. “This is to encourage you to do the best, prayers
without your own efforts will not bear you any fruits” he added.

In their speech to the guest of honor, despite the successes, students admitted shortage of computers, modern library, a large dining hall to
accommodate all students, sports equipments and a school bus.

When closing the session, the general secretary of the diocese who also acts as a school manager, Re. Anicet Maganya, thanked the government officials on behalf of KAD and added that their presence
shows good cooperation between a government and the church. He reminded parents of their role that they are main people in shaping their children’s behaviors.

Full of energy, hopes and joy, graduates are going out to face challenges of lack of loans for higher education, lack of employment,
and unstable education policies. A total number of 39 students were awarded with Advanced level secondary education certificates, 31 of them being boys and 8 girls.

Henry Joseph, best student in academic and descipline

Science exhibition by form three students

Text: Axsa Gabagambi