January 31, 2014

Our Lady of Apostles Senior High School popularly known as Ola Girls School in the Volta Region has over the years trained girls within the region and its environs with moral upbringing and high academic standards.

Those were the words of the Member of Parliament for Agortime-Ziope Constituency, Hon. Juliana Azumah Mensah when making a statement on the Floor of Parliament to congratulate the Ola Girls Senior High School which will celebrate its 60th anniversary this Saturday.

According to the MP, the school which was established in 1954 with name Queen of Apostles Senior School under the Catholic Mission but was later changed to its current name.

The previous name was however changed to its current name and was captured under the government assisted schools but still under the supervision of the Catholic mission.

She revealed that the school usually scores hundred percent (100%) in the SSSCE and WASSCE examinations.

Hon. Mensah recounted the situation where girls in the Volta Region who wished to further their education had to travel over 200 miles to Cape Coast which has a sister institution for girls but due to the establishment of the Ola Girls schools in the region the situation has been solved.

She however congratulated the school for emerging 60 years.

Godwin Allotey Akweiteh/GhanaMps.gov.gh