Yangoru Secondary School, in the East Sepik Province, celebrated its 39th Grade 10 and 8th Grade 12 graduation today.
With the theme, “In pursuit of excellence”, over 300 students graduated with attainment certificates and academic awards.
Officiating at the ceremony, Yangoru-Saussia MP and Trade, Commerce and Industry Minister Richard Maru told the graduates that the district is aiming to improve its education standards by sending more students to tertiary institutions.
Maru added that, with limited spaces available at tertiary institutions, children of Yangoru-Saussia must push for excellence in their studies.
“It is time we challenge the rest of Papua New Guinea, and the district must be a model for education in the province and country,” Maru said.
Meanwhile, 3 new classrooms were officially opened by the Minister. And a ground breaking ceremony marking the start of construction of a new administration building.