The First Lady and Education Minister, Mrs. Janet Museveni, praised Kigezi High School in Kabale district for serving the country’s children and helping the nation for 100 years.
The First Lady met with former students from Kigezi High School who visited her at State House Nakasero. They talked about the school’s 100th-anniversary celebration happening on Saturday in Kabale town.
The group, led by former Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, included several notable individuals. They thanked the government and remembered to give back to their school.
The First Lady promised that once they have the money, the government will fix traditional schools like Kigezi High School.
Dr. Rugunda told the First Lady that since the school started in 1922, it has produced graduates who’ve contributed to the nation in medicine, law, technology, diplomacy, government, and more.
They’re meeting on Saturday to thank God for 100 years, see what they’ve accomplished, and prepare the school for the next 100 years.
David Bahati, a former student, said Kigezi High School taught him to serve humanity. He also requested improvements for the school.
Professor Mondo Kagonyera talked about the importance of traditional schools teaching values like discipline, hard work, honesty, and respect.
The Kigezi High School Old Students Association (KHOSA) is working on various projects for the school, including a solar-powered water system, dormitory renovations, beautification, and fiber internet.
They also plan to build a new building for ICT, lectures, and reading rooms.
The association thanked the government for supporting the school and gave a Centenary Service Award to the First Lady for her help in education and the country.