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Kigezi High School old students re-unite

By Wilson Manishimwe

Added 20th November 2016 12:43 PM

Kanoti who was the 2007 School Council Chairperson noted that the re-uniting ceremony is one of the activities done as the school looks forward to celebrating KHS@100 scheduled for 2022

Kigezi High School old students re-unite

Kanoti who was the 2007 School Council Chairperson noted that the re-uniting ceremony is one of the activities done as the school looks forward to celebrating KHS@100 scheduled for 2022

The old students of Kigezi High School on Saturday re-united in a pomp and glamorous ceremony that took place at Kavumba recreational Centre in Wakiso district.

The ceremony characterized of various games such as football, sack race and wheel spinning.

The ceremony was dominated by the 2000-2008 students.

The organizing chairman Paul Kanoti said the old students want to renovate some of the school dormitories and classes. He said: "Sports unites people at a cheaper and easier way as compared to other activities".

 

Kanoti who was the 2007 School Council Chairperson noted that the re-uniting ceremony is one of the activities done as the school looks forward to celebrating KHS@100 scheduled for 2022.

At the end of games team A that comprises of the former occupants of dormitories like Lwamafa, Nyerere, Jumbo jets, Esther among others took the trophy with 33 points whereas Team B that comprised of occupants of school dormitories such as Aggrey, Bwankosa, Debora among others walked away with 22 points.

"We are also preparing a data to capture old students' contacts so that we keep in touch," he stated.

The former miss tourism Kigezi, Diana Natusinguza who also doubles as the school old student said discipline and academic excellence was the most unique thing about Kigezi High School. She also told New Vision, she was missing most of her class mates.

Asp Alex Turyahikayo(Nkurumah Police post Oc station) said all the old students of Kigezi High School have been successful in different fields. As police officer, he said the ceremony is part of community policing.

"Such ceremonies are crucial because the Police interact with people and issues affecting them get sorted out," he said.

Daphine Batamuliza said most of the old students of Kigezi High School feel proud of themselves and this re-uniting ceremony was inevitable.

Some of the country's outstanding personalities like Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile (the Governor of the Bank of Uganda), Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda, FDC former president Dr. Kiiza Besigye, Prof. Augustus Nuwagaba, former presidential candidate Abed Bwanika and Philemon Mateke among others studied from Kigezi High School.

 

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