Over 31 schools participated in the 67th Independence Day anniversary celebration held at Assin Jakai.

They were made up of 10 Primary, 10 Junior High Schools, 6 Senior High Schools as well as five Cadet Corps from the Four Senior High Schools and one Junior High School.

The District Chief Executive Ms. Felicia Ntrakwa Amissah in her address called on the students and pupils to make education their highest priority in life and to stay away from wayward living which will not profit them and the society at large.

According to her the Assembly and its stakeholders will not relent in their efforts to improve the quality of education in the District.

She said the Assembly has so far distributed five hundred (500) desks to twenty eight (28) schools while one of the six model schools being constructed in the country is at Assin Nkran.

Ms. Ntrakwa Amissah further stated that the Anyinabrim Catholic School has been completed awaiting commissioning.

She commended the teachers for staying true to their calling and appealed to them to continue to inculcate the spirit of tolerance and patriotism into the children because they are the future.

To the parents the DCE called on them to help the teachers help the children by making the welfare of their wards the topmost priority.

Life Fun Academy came first in the march past at the primary level with Kruwa D/A Basic and Assin Ayaase Primary coming second and third respectively.

In the Junior High School category Bosomadwe Methodist Junior High took the first position followed by Nyamebebu Junior High School and Assin Asratoase Junior High School respectively.

Holy City Senior High School came first in the Senior High School category with Adankwaman and Assin Nsuta taking the second and third positions respectively.

In the Cadet Category Prophetess Hannah Junior High School came first followed by Assin Manso and Adankwaman Senior High Schools respectively.