MHBHSS celebrates golden jubilee; Be persistent, Yhoshü tell students

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Kohima, April 20: Nagaland Legislative Assembly (NLA) Speaker, Vikho-o Yhoshü today called upon youngsters to be persistent and determined in order to achieve their goal in life.
Addressing the golden jubilee celebration of Ministers’ Hill Baptist Higher Secondary School (MHBHSS) Kohima, Yhoshu was of the view that if a talented and educated person has the virtues of persistence and determination, he or she will indeed do very well in life.
“To achieve a goal in life, to succeed in the pursuits we undertake, we need persistence,” he said.
“Let us work hard for our education and use our talents persistently and with determination, till we achieve our dreams,” he said.
“We need each other to do well in life. In being persistent and determined, let us not forget to consider each other and respect each other,” he said.
Congratulating MHBHSS for being examples of persistence and determination, he said “You have come so far, may you continue to lead this institution from strength to strength, from the good to the great. It is my hope and prayer that God will enable all of you to continue to strive towards excellence, always full of persistence and determination.”
The NLA Speaker also released the 50 years souvenir of MHBHSS Kohima.
Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) chairperson Asano Sekhose while maintaining that education is not only about examination, called upon the teachers to focus on the overall development of the child.
“We all need to march in this direction so that by doing so we bring about a cultural change in the schools”, she said.
“Take your job/profession as a mission- a mission to bring about change. 21st century teaching is different today as it was 30 years ago. Similarly, the children of today are also smart. Teaching if done with the help of technology will be joyful one,” she encouraged the teachers while also maintaining that as teachers they need to keep themselves updated with required information and give their best to the children.
As teachers, Sekhose said we need to take care of not only the cognitive abilities of the child but also their affective and psychomotor abilities/skills of the children if we are to make them, a socially acceptable citizen of tomorrow.
Exhorting the students, she called upon them to be focused in their studies, maintain discipline and work hard to compete with the rest of the world. She told the students that equipping themselves with only academic skills will not take them far.
She said it is crucial for teachers, parents and stakeholders to work together to provide a safe and nurturing environment in which the abilities of students are developed.
Executive Director of Angami Baptist Church Council, Rev. Dr. Atsi Dolie delivered jubilee message while Chairman MHBHSS, Visutha Ltu, Principal of Chandmari HSS Asenla Temsu and Principal of Baptist High Kohima Keviseto Isrial also spoke on the occasion.
Chaired by Zuchanbeni Yanthan, welcome address was delivered by Principal of MHBHSS Aleii Üsou. (Page News Service)