The President of the Accra Academy Old Boys Association, Mr. Emmanuel Bruce-Attah has reiterated the Association’s determination to provide adequate housing facilities for the teaching staff of the school to enable Accra Academy attract the best of teachers.
''Teachers are the greatest assets and ingredients of quality education and therefore you will have to provide pf invest in good facilities including accommodation to attract the caliber of human resources that can take a school like Accra Academy to the highest level.''
Speaking at the recently held 18th Annual Accra Academy ceremony, Mr. Bruce-Attah lamented Accra Academy has recently lost some quality teachers to other schools due mainly to lack of accommodation on campus.
''Housing is a good prerequisite in attracting teachers since most of the time the prevailing conditions in schools turns to be irresistible attractions and benefits.''
He announced the executives and all Bleoobii have resolved to make accommodation a priority and hope by next year’s homecoming, a lot of progress has been made.
He again said other projects they are mobilizing for include, support for the Endowment Fund, helping the National Science and Maths Quiz education in general.
Touching on the achievement of his administration, Mr. Bruce – Attah cited the amendment of the Bleoobii Constitution, the formation of an Executive Council and the establishment of a Legacy fund as major achievements.
He commended the Ladies Chapter, who has made significant contributions to the school as well as the Old Students of St. Mary’s Senior High School (SMOGA) for joining in this year’s Homecoming.
This year’s gathering has been voted the biggest in the 18-year-Old Past Students activity that brings together all former students around the globe to converge, to meet network, show school pride, create new memories and reconnect and have fun whilst looking for an opportunity to identify a project to be undertaken for the Alma Mater.