Parents, teachers, students, pupils and local administrators of Misaje Sub Division have canonized Dr. Fuh Calistus Gentry for his initiative to support education in Donga Mantung Division. H.E. Dr. Fuh Calistus received the applause during the official launching of the third phase of the Donga Mantung scholarship Fund, which is aimed at encouraging meritocracy and back to school in the entire division took place at GBHS Misaje under the patronage of the Divisional Officer for Misaje, Tchayah Thomas.
Speaking at the official handing over ceremony, the Divisional Officer for expressed gratitude and thanks to the promoter of the Donga Mantung Scholarship for the timely gesture that will go a long way to boost back to school and instill hard-work, excellence and meritocracy. He said Dr. Fuh Calistus has never failed to extend a hand of fellowship to the needy. Tchayah Thomas reiterated that the scholarship distributed to students and pupils is an additional impetus in Misaje sub Division. “Theprizes are magnificent, ranging from 25.000 Frs to FCFA 150.000 frs. This can only come from someone who has the love for children” He concluded that back to school started on a very good foot in Misaje with massive turn out of teachers, students and pupils on the first day of school reopening.
On his part the Mayor of Misaje council, Sammy Mgbatta Nforkemba said that the scholarship distributed to students and pupils is just an iceberg of what Minister Fuh Calistus has been doing for many years. Sammy Mgbatta said the initiative to boost the resource base of the sub Division has enabled many children to enter into professional schools. “It is the best in terms of human investments” he added. Harping on the 2020/2021, the mayor of Misaje was optimistic that this year is going to be the brightest in the entire sub division as compared to the last four years.
Award of Excellence:
The prizes handed over to laureates for their performance in the various official examinations ranges from FCFA 25.000 to FCFA 150.000. The Pupils and students were rewarded following theirexcellent performance in the First School Leaving Certificate,CAP, General Certificate of Education (Ordinary and Advanced Level). Beside the scores that were awarded, schools bags and didactic materials were also shared to basic and secondary education schools of the subdivision. Considering the new normal to instill government measures to fight the COVID 19pandemic, anti COVID 19 materials were also shared to schools. Teachers, students, pupils also used the occasion to applaud Dr. Fuh Calistus for promoting and encouraging education in Donga Mantung Division.
Assessing the distribution of the scholarship to meritorious pupils and students, Tarlishi Oliver Yinyu, the Divisional Delegate for Donga Mantung Division who doubles as Coordinator of the scholarship Fund disclosed that it is since 2007 that Minister Fuh Calistus Gentry initiated and has been sponsoring this initiative to build the human resource base in Misaje and Donga Mantung at large. He continued that the impact of the scholarship has been tremendous. “Today, we can count numbers in professional institutions and other institutions. We duff our hats to Dr. Fuh Calistus Gentry for this FCFA 18 million which was modernized to sensitize and mobilize communities to send their children to school as well as support school PTAs to recruit teachers”. To Tarlishi Oliver, the euphoria demonstrated by students and pupils at the award ceremony was the mark of celebrating the man who has the children at heart.
Ebale Divine, one of the laureates expressed thanks and gratitude to donor for the timely support. He said the award will encourage him to work more in school.
It should be noted that total sum of FCFA18 million scholarship funds was earmarked for 2019/2020 Academic year. His Excellency Dr Fuh Calistus Gentry has promised to come up with another scheme to improve on the livelihoods of the youths in Donga Mantung Division.
NAMES OF LAUREATES FOR THE AWARD OF SCHOLARSHIP TO MERITORIOUS STUDENTS/PUPILS BY DONGA MANTUNG SCHOLARSHIP FUND (DOMASF) DONATED BY DR FUH CALISTUS GENTRY TODAY WEDNESDAY THE 07th OF OCTOBER 2020 IN MISAJE SUB DIVISION.
a) ADVANCED LEVEL
Che Robert Nyowike of GBHS Misaje
Nsah Faith Kinji of GHS Chunghe
3rd prize Hassan Terence of GBHS Misaje,
1st prize .
Tume Ephraim of GBHS Misaje
Jeng Karys of GBHS Misaje
Koji Brian of GHS Chinghe
Ngong Ephraim, Assez Bien
Mbori William. Assez Bien
NB .No candidate for Advanced level in Technical.
Mbuh Collete of G.S Akweto
Mapo Violine of Community School Bakichineh
Gwendoline Lameh of G.S Dumbu