In a remarkable display of entrepreneurial talent and gratitude, Alice Eke, a student of Abia State College of Education, Technical Arochukwu (ASCETA), garnered admiration from the acting provost, Mr. Ikechukwu Okorouga, and the college’s registrar, Mr. Grant Ikechukwu Odoemelam, as she presented a beautifully crafted cake during a special ceremony. Present at the presentation were also the bursar of the college, Mr. Anthony Odoemelam, the Director of SIWES, Mrs. Beatrice Ogbonnaya, and the Dean of the School of Business Education, Dr. Uchechi, who all joined in praising Alice’s exceptional achievement.
The acting provost, Mr. Ikechukwu Okorouga, expressed genuine excitement and pride as he commended Alice for her baking prowess. He lauded her for not only mastering the art of baking but also for expressing appreciation to the college’s management through her thoughtful gesture. Mr. Okorouga emphasized that ASCETA’s primary focus is to empower students with not just academic knowledge but also practical life skills that make them self-reliant and potential employers of labor.
Joining in the praise, the college’s registrar, Mr. Grant Ikechukwu Odoemelam, expressed his delight at Alice’s exceptional talent in baking. He appreciated her for using her acquired skills to express gratitude to the college. Mr. Odoemelam emphasized that ASCETA takes immense pride in nurturing students like Alice, who exemplify the college’s commitment to producing well-rounded individuals capable of positively impacting society.
ASCETA is renowned for offering a diverse range of entrepreneurial skills, ensuring that its students are equipped to thrive beyond traditional academics. The bursar of the college, Mr. Anthony Odoemelam, highlighted the significance of the college’s various entrepreneurial programs. These include barbing, tailoring, baking, carpentry, metal and woodwork engineering, computer/phone repairs, and many other vocational skills.
Mrs. Beatrice Ogbonnaya, the Director of SIWES, added her commendations, expressing her pride in Alice’s culinary skills. She highlighted the significance of SIWES in bridging the gap between classroom learning and real-world experience, and she urged students to make the most of such opportunities to develop practical expertise.
Dr. Uchechi, the Dean of the School of Business Education, applauded Alice’s baking prowess and praised the collaborative efforts of the college’s various departments in fostering a conducive environment for skill acquisition. She encouraged other students to follow in Alice’s footsteps and explore the diverse array of life skills offered by ASCETA.
The presentation ceremony witnessed an atmosphere of pride and encouragement as the acting provost, registrar, and other college officials acknowledged Alice Eke’s outstanding achievement. Her cake not only symbolized her appreciation for the education and training she received at ASCETA but also became a representation of the college’s dedication to practical education and life skills acquisition.
ASCETA continues to be a leading institution in providing holistic education, fostering entrepreneurship, and preparing students to excel in various fields beyond traditional academics. Alice Eke’s success story serves as a shining example for her peers, encouraging them to embrace their talents and explore the diverse range of entrepreneurial skills offered by the college.
As Alice’s achievement continues to inspire and make waves within the college community, ASCETA reaffirms its commitment to shaping future leaders who will make a positive difference in their communities and beyond.