Dimapur, November 2: The Government Middle School, Phesama celebrated its centenary on November 2 with Advisor Youth Resource & Sports, Er. Zale Neikha as the chief guest. The school was founded in 1919 with Kruzolie Nakhro as the first appointed teacher by the Government. Initially the school had class A to class 2. In 1981 it was upgraded to class 4 and further upgraded to middle school in 2011.
Er. Zale said that the coming of education helped in building up leaders who had the foresight of what was best for the Nagas. “We should be grateful for the wisdom of our forefathers,” he said while appreciating the pioneers of education.
In today’s age with the competition at a very high level, Zale encouraged the students to work hard in their field of interests. He exhorted the parents and teachers to encourage the students in their field of interest and discourage the practice of rot learning. While stressing the role of education for the overall development of a person, he adviced the students, to not neglect their studies.
Principal St. Paul School Phesama, Rev. Fr. Arul Susai S. J, speaking during the occasion said “We need to be global citizens, who will be able to participate in the globalization of solidarity, co-operation and reconciliation, that fully respects human life and dignity and all of God’s creation. We cannot live in isolation no more.” He stressed the role of parents, teachers and the community in carrying forward education, if they are serious about development and human life.
Advisor Zale Neikha also unveiled a monolith and released a souvenir to mark the 100 years celebration of Government Middle School, Phesama.
(Page News Service)