Over the weekend, the POJOBA 2000 Year Group launched the Innovation Incubation Hub, a STEM and Fine Arts Legacy Project meant to commemorate their 25th Anniversary after completing the school. The anniversary will take place in 2025.
The launch, which was done during the Chairman’s Ball at Mac-Dic Royal Hotel, was also used to raise seed money for the project. During the course of the year, fundraising events and strategies will be deployed by the year group.
The Ball was chaired by Daasebre Kobby Andah (POJOBA 79 and MD of Bank of Africa) and had the Akwamuhene Manwerehene, Nana (Dr.) Adu-Sarkodee Afriyie (POJOBA 87/89) and the wife as a special guest. Other dignitaries were Fr. Benjamin Ohene (Headmaster, POJOSS), Mr. Emmanuel Frempong Bedjabeng (Assist. Headmaster, Admin.), Fr. Ralph Frimpong (POJOBA 95 and Assist. Headmaster, Acadamics) and Fr. Robert Bawa (POJOBA 2004 and POJOSS tutor).
Steve Nana Amponsah, CEOs of Odumah Solutions and Bright Amponsah Nyarko, Proprietor of Bright Senior High School also graced the occasion. They donated GHS 20,000 and GHS 10,000, respectively.
Other corporate donations received were USD 10,000 from BOA, GHS 10,000 from Mari-Nate Restaurant & Bar which belonges to Daasebre Gideon Tsike (POJOBA 01) and USD 2,000 from Pennel Engineers also for Daasebre Appianti Mensah (POJOBA 2000).
There were cash donations and pledges from year groups and individuals.
The Ball also had a delegation from POJOBA NEC, which was led by the National Vice President who personally donated GHS 5,000 cash.
Patrons danced to songs of old memories by the Vatican Choir (POJOSS Choir).
Details of the projects and how one can support will be communicated in due time. This project is a project for all of us.
Story by Radio Angelus News.