By Edwin G. Wandah
The “Red House” of the Muslim Congress High School (MCHS) in Monrovia, last Saturday displayed a trophy it captured during an Inter-House Competition organized by the school’s Administration. The school, in its efforts to promote academic excellence and also encourage the participation of students in extra curriculum activities of the school, divided the student body into four groups, using four colors- Red, Blue, Green and Yellow- to represent each group.
Shortly after merging victorious following the weekend activities, the group, in a joyous mood walked to the offices of this paper, to display its trophy to one of its patrons, the Managing Editor of THE INQUIRER, Mr. Philip N. Wesseh.
Speaking to this paper after presenting the trophy to Mr. Wesseh, the spokesman of the “Red House,” Anthony V. Kamara expressed satisfaction over the victory of the group and praised his colleagues for the display of their talents.
According to Mr. Kamara, the Inter-House tournament brought together several students representing four primary colors to symbolically demonstrate their academic talents to the outside world.
“I am pleased to see my students demonstrating their talents in this manner; they have proven to be excellent and hard working,” Mr. Kamara intimated.
The Inter-House Competition was organized by the Muslim Congress High School Administration to showcase the talents of students in many areas, including sports, and other extra curriculum activities, with an accumulative points of at least 900.
Meanwhile, several students who visited the offices of the INQUIRER expressed joy for being part of the development, especially, with students wearing Red, Blue, Green and Yellow.
For his part, the INQUIRER boss, Atty. Wesseh thanked the students for bringing pride to the group. Mr. Wesseh said he accepted the students’ offer to be one of their patrons because he believes in developing or tapping the talents of young people.
He also thanked the school for such a brilliant idea and hoped that other schools would emulate this good example.