Wellspring Academy graduates urged to model virtues

On 19 October 2021 at 01:13

Wellspring Academy has graduated the sixth intake of students from secondary education following period of uncertainties occasioned by COVID-19 pandemic.

The 45 graduates including 25 girls and 20 boys received certificates during a ceremony that took place on 14th October 2021.

They graduated from various combinations including sciences, technology and mathematics among others.

The school also offers courses to learners from nursery and primary school.

During the ceremony, the school also awarded 58 learners from primary and secondary education who exhibited excellent performance during international exams. They received different prizes including laptops and certificates of recognition.

Speaking on behalf of their colleagues; Vanessa Kaliza Uwase who graduated from the combination of Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology (MCB) and Samuel Ndagijimana, a graduate from the combination of History Economy and Geography (HEG) narrated how they went through difficult times due to COVID-19 pandemic which prompted the school to shift to virtual classes.

“It was a cumbersome situation but we overcome hard times with the support of educators who walked with us day to day to attend online classes until we successfully completed courses,” said Ndagijimana.

Speaking to IGIHE, the Principal of Wellspring Academy, Stephen Rudakemwa thanked God for having capacitated them to keep soldiering on until students graduated despite challenging times went through.

“Today, we are thankful to Almighty because our students have successfully completed secondary education amidst mishaps brought by the pandemic,” he said.

Rudakemwa revealed that the school also takes pride for continued progress to meet its objectives.

“There are several achievements inducing pride as Wellspring Academy is instilling Godly values. God is helping us to meet objectives with which the school was established. We have to be thankful to God because students graduate with excellent performance and high standard of discipline,” he noted.

Rudakemwa expressed optimism that acquired knowledge will be applied efficiently to bring positive changes to their respective community.

He also urged parents to remain closer to their children because the journey to upbring them properly is ongoing.

Dr. Charles Murigande who was the guest of honour congratulated graduates, parents, school management and other employees for their commitment to support students along their intellectual journey.

He also reminded parents to take care of their children as they begin a new walk of life.

“Their education doesn’t end today. It is the beginning because they need to pursue studies at university and rise through other higher levels of education. Parents have to stay close to them so they can uphold Rwandan values,” noted Dr. Murigande.

The Board of Directors at Wellspring Academy, Lambert Bariho reminded graduates to uphold Christian values acquainted from the school.

Established in 2007, Wellspring Academy is an international Christian school that was created with a vision of producing a new generation of Servant leaders to bless Rwanda and display the best of Rwanda to the world.

The School located in Nyarutarama, Gasabo district of Kigali City, has a nursery school, primary as well as a secondary school.

It offers courses under Cambridge international program.

Graduates have been pursuing studies in the United States of America, Canada and Rwanda among others.

The ceremony took place on 14th October 2021.
The school also awarded 58 learners from primary and secondary education who exhibited excellent performance during international exams.
Parents attending the graduation ceremony.
Dr. Charles Murigande was the guest of honour.
Learners attended their colleagues' graduation.