St Charles Lwanga Secondary School in Port Moresby, graduated 105 of its first batch of Grade 12 students yesterday, of which 65 were girls.
The group of students are the first group of Grade 10s for the school which had topped the country in 2015 in their Grade 10 National Exams.
Member for Moresby North West, Sir Mekere Morauta, who delivered the key note speech, praised the students and the school for its discipline and high achievements.
The students were presented with certificates and awards from 12 different academic subjects.
Overall, Matthew Heako, got the top prize for Science subjects while Michaelyn Giyovadulu and Serah-Jane Mowatt, received top prizes in Social Science and Business Studies,respectively.
In the meantime, International Training Institute (ITI) presented two students with ITI Scholarship for 2018 for certificate courses in Accounting, Human Resource, Business & Sales, and Information Communication Technology.
The scholarship was given to the students based on their grades.
Marketing Manager Semi Rose who presented the award said the scholarship is a one year program where students can chose to take the course in the evenings, or either of the two semesters next year.
Rose said the scholarship is part of the institution’s social obligation to give K300,000 worth of scholarships to national high schools and secondary schools for 2018.