Partial view of senior students from Salala District and Rep. Moima Briggs Mensah Senior students from several high schools in Salala District, Lower Bong County attend one-day intensive career training organized by the district’s Representative Moima Briggs Mensah.
The exercise benefited over 150 students from the E. J. Yancy, Lutheran, Martha Tubman and several other high schools in the district recently in collaboration with the National Youth Movement for Transparent Elections or NAYMOTE.
The beneficiaries are 12th graders gearing up for graduation to subsequently pursue higher education.The purpose of the training, according to the lawmaker is to give directions to the students about what to do after their high school years to be successful, while striving to achieve higher education.
Topics such as Information Technology or IT, Sociology, Agriculture, Political Science, Engineering, Journalism, Financial Management and Education, amongst others were presented.
Speakers include Journalist Olando Kolliemene of Radio Totota, Eddie Jarwolo of NAYMOTE, Ernest Trokon Thompson, an IT Specialist, Peter Tartee, a youth in Salala, among others. A total of eight speakers facilitated, molding the minds of the students on eight different topics at the Salala Administrative Building.
Representative Mensah at the end of the session, cautions the students mainly females, to not allow anything to deter them from pursing heir future dreams and encourages them to do anything necessary to learn something for their tomorrow.
Many of the students disclose that they have finally decided to choose a particular career as a result of what they learned during the training. They laud the lawmaker for the exposure and appeal that she continues her services to the district, adding that the program is actually a guide line for students especially, those wanting to pursue higher education.
By Ramsey N. Singbeh, Jr. in Margibi-Editing by Jonathan Browne