A new secondary school opened its classroom doors in Port Moresby yesterday.
It’sthe Koiari Park Adventist Secondary School. Over a hundred students’and four teaching staffs beganthe 2013 school year atthe new school.
Among students’ parents and delegates was NCD Governor Powes Parkop, one ofthe initiators met for the official opening.
The agreement was signed in 2011and was planned and designed to commence this year. The Project cost K30 million will soon be completed. Students were selected from Adventist Primary Schools in Port Moresby as first batch and pioneers of this new secondary school.
These students’met with Governor Parkop this morning at Jack Pidik park wherethey were transported to 14-mile for the official opening ofthe school.
NCD will pay school fees for all 130 students’enrolled. Uniforms, bags and exercise books withthe school logo will also be issued to students’
Governor presented a cheque of K167 500 asthe first payment of tuition fees and will paythe balance later.
The four teaching staffs, all males will be hard at work to educate students’and to bringthe school standard up to an international level.
Vice Chancellor ofthe Pacific Adventist University Ben Thomas was grateful with Governor Parkop’s initiative.
Thomas challenged students’to makethe best out of what has been provided and to bringthe school’s standard up to a high level.
Michelle Jerewai, National EMTV News