N/R: 1981 year batch of Tamale Senior High School donates Sporting equipment to alma mater
1981 year batch of Tamale Senior High School (Tamasco) has supported their Alma Mater with 3 and 2 sets of football and basketball jerseys, hockey and volleyball respectively. 2 sets of football each for basketball, volleyball and football as well as 2 captain armbands and 2 referee whistles.
The support is aimed at curbing sports equipments deficit, which obstructs performance of sports among students in the school.
The 1981 year group, in making the donation to the school said, they offered the opportunity for the school authorities to make a request on a particular field which needed urgent assistance, before procuring the items.
Spokesperson for the group John Emmanuel Ankamah, made this known when he was briefing the media at the presentation ceremony at the forecourt of Tamale Senior High School administration block. According to him, "we came here and they gave us a list of things they wanted, so we chose sports. We gave the support to motivate them, sports is an image builder. It brings students together and also unearths their talent"
Headmaster of Tamale Senior High School (Tamasco), reverend Edward Azeka, receiving the equipments of on behalf of the school express profound appreciation to the group for contributing significantly towards the progress of sports in the school, and assured that the equipments will be put to good use. “On behalf of the students and the school, I would like to thank you for the kind gesture. I am happy that you are still thinking about your Alma Mater. God will continue to bless you, so that you will continue to do more"
The student body could not also hide their excitement, and only had words of praise for their seniors. “On behalf of the student body, I will like to thank the 1981 year group for such a wonderful gift to support the sports field in the school." Abodazilin Mackdalyn, a female student from Science ‘2C’ echoed in her vote of thanks.
The sports equipments is received by the Tamale senior high, will boost the school's moral in their next inter- school and inter zonal competitions, following the recent restrictions on the ban on contact sports by government.
Source: Bawa Mgis