63 graduates of the James N. Davies S.D.A. High School in Paynesville City outside Monrovia have been given free entrance to the Adventist University by the South -West Education Department to pursue higher education.
The pronouncement was made on 19 July by the Principal of the institution Pester M. Adams when he spoke at the school graduation ceremony. The Adventist University of West Africa is located on the R. I. A. Highway, outside Monrovia. Graduates can enrol at the Adventist University without sitting any entrance.
She told the graduates that they will only make advancement in their education based on their personal ability of what they have learned. She admonished the graduates to be able to set goals as to what they hope to achieve and to be, and avoid going for degree because they see their colleagues going in that direction.
The S.D.A. educational boss also adds that as graduates of the school, they should have passion for what they want to be in society, the surest way to succeed. According to her, one needs to have passion for a particular professional area chosen, such as being a lawyer, medical doctor, engineer or a banker.
The University has several departments including Health and Science, Education College, Humanity and Theologies, Biology and Chemistry. Meanwhile, the guest speaker at the school graduation Madam MacDella Cooper also awarded several scholarships to deserving graduates of the institution.
By Emmanuel Mondaye–Edited by Winston W. Parley