Speech And Prize Giving Day 13 October 2017: Ellis Robins School Headmaster’s Speech

October 13, 2017 | News | By Chiedza Chipunza | 0 Comments

Directors of Ceremonies, Ms Museruka and Mr Mudau;

Our Guest of Honour, Mr Brendon Mudzikitiri;

Representative of the Ministry of Education, Warren Park/Mabelreign District;

The Chairman of the School Development Committee, Mr Karumekayi and Executive members of his Committee here present;

Reverend Gotora and Amai Gotora of the AFM Church;

Mr Zuze and Representatives of Former Students of this School;

Head of Mabelreign Girls High School, Mrs Kusena

NASH Heads here present;

NAPH Heads here present;

Distinguished Guests;

Ladies and Gentlemen;

And the Gentlemen of Ellis Robins School, the Dolphins

 

Introduction

I am pleased to greet all the congregants gathered here as we celebrate the achievements of our teachers, students and the school community at large. It is barely a month since joining the institution that is Ellis Robins with its rich traditions stretching back to pre-independence days. I am happy to say I have embraced the distinctive character of Ellis Robins popularly known as the Dolphins. The first Speech Night and Prize Giving (as it was called then) was held on the 17th of October 1958, ie 59 years to date and we have since transformed it into the School Merit Awards Day that is now celebrated during the day.

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