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The 2019 graduating class of International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, the sixth form of Greensprings School, Lagos has been encouraged to imbibe the right attitude to learning and life in order to achieve excellence as they journey into the next level of their academic pursuit.
Adewale Abiru, Justice, Court of Appeal, Jos Division and guest speaker at the prize day and graduation ceremony of the school held in Lekki campus disclosed that graduating from the IB programme for the students is the beginning of a new stage of which they are going to be a major player in terms of what happen to their lives.
He observes that it is not the diploma that they acquire that will count at this stage; rather it is the skills they acquired that will matter, adding that all the classes, lab assignment and essays they undertook are to prepare them for the challenges ahead.
According to him, “The education you acquired here is only a dress rehearsal for a life that is yours to live. Some of you may struggle more than others in transiting period between this stage and the next, but I am assured that with the ability to discern, ability to focus, multi task and the ability to properly manage your time, the struggles will be very temporal”
Abiru urged the 22 graduating class to constantly remember what they came for, the pains they went through to get to where they are and the people that sacrificed for them to get there and who are interested in their success.
“You must live your life with integrity and not give in to negative peer pressure, trying to be something that you are not. Success is to make yourself and loved ones proud and to move closer … Read More...