St Joseph Boys Principal Nabungolo urges alumnus to support former schools

Cosmas Nabungolo (right) with Trans Nzoia senator Allan Chesang (center) and Trans Nzoia deputy speaker Obed Mwale.[Osinde Obare,Standard]

St Joseph Boys Principal Cosmas Nabungolo has urged old boys and girls to invest and develop their former schools as part of giving back to the community.

Nabungolo said by supporting the financial needs of the schools, the former students not only inspire others but help improve performance.

St Joseph Boys sent five teams to the upcoming Trans Nzoia County games set for next month.

The 10-times table tennis national champions will have lawn tennis, badminton, rugby, basketball 3x3 and football teams in the county finals.

St Joseph saw off Rafiki 2-0in the boy’s finals before beating St Columbas and Boma 35-0 and 31-0 to win rugby sevens which was played in round-robin.

Speaking at St John's Girls Sirende when he paraded his former students Trans Nzoia senator Allan Chesang and local Deputy speaker Obed Mwale at St Anthony Boys Kitale, Nabungolo encouraged old boys and girls of local schools to invest on the institutions as a good gesture.

He argued as important for the former students to take active role in the development of the their former learning institutions as this motivate performance.

"It is critical for old boys and girls to consider the development of their former schools as this not only inspire students but accelerate performance," he noted.

He termed as instrument that former students attend to the needs of such institutions.

"The senator and deputy speaker are my former students at St Anthony Boys Kitale. It is a privilege for the school to have such leaders in senior political positions," said Nabungolo. 

Commending the two for demonstrating high level of leadership, Nabungolo their ascending to power is a big milestone for their former school.

Nabungolo heads St Joseph's Boys National school Kitale after he was moved from St Peters Mumias Boys.

He observed that some schools has achieved tremendous and progressive development with the support from former students.

'As school managers we appreciate when we see former students support in the development of the schools. Their actions not only motivate students but contribute to performance," he said.

Motivational speech by the peers guide and encourage students to work hard to achieve good grades.

"Motivational speeches from some our former students play a role in the performance of students and this is why I encourage our old boys and girls not to shy away from contributing to the success of the lie former schools," said Nabungolo. 

Nabungolo caused a stir when he claimed that one his former students will become Kenyan's president.

"I have a dream that one of my former students will become a president of this great nation. I have no doubt in my mind that one of boys who has passed through my hands will assume to presidency," said Nabungolo to cheering of the gathering who included Health CS Dr Susan Nakhumicha and Kitale Catholic Church bishop Juma Odonya.

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