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News   Hazviperi Mbizi   April 10, 2019
PIC: British High Commissioner, Gary Leslie speaking at the function.
ABMA Education in collaboration with The Polytechnic Continuing Education Center (CEC), on Monday, 8 April awarded students with the Outstanding Achievement Awards after completing their courses in various programs.

This memorable event took place at Mount Soche Hotel in Blantyre. 

The students were; Daniel Mwachumu, Daniel Masoo, Harry Goliyo Junior and Joseph John Zikalonga. They have completed courses in Business Management, Computer and Information Systems and Community Development.

Speaking during the award giving ceremony, the Chief Operating Officer for ABMA Education Paul Roseveare, congratulated the students for putting up a hard work on their studies by coming out the best outstanding performers.

He also acknowledged the lecturers who worked extra hard in order to ensure that students get the best education.

The Dean of Faculty of Education and Media studies at the Polytechnic, Dr Mary Kamwaza encouraged the students to advance their education and get higher qualifications.

She further advised them to continue interacting with one another even after finishing school so that they should still have a network of informing one another on important issues and opportunities.

“Opportunities come differently; do not be discouraged when it is taking time for you to get employment than your friends. I would encourage you to enroll in private or public universities to upgrade in your studies,” She advised.

The ABMA Coordinator for Polytechnic CEC, Victor Chikoti said that most universities in Malawi enroll ABMA diploma holders into the second or third year of their degree programs. In this case, these students have a chance of enrolling for bachelor’s degrees in various fields.

“Many employers including government also send their employees to Polytechnic CEC specifically to pursue ABMA programs because of their relevance,” Chikoti said.

One of the awarded students Harry Goliyo Junior expressed his gratitude to ABMA Education and the Polytechnic CEC staff for the recognition which he says will encourage other students who are still studying to work extra hard.

“Many thanks to the CEC Management team, for the conducive environment of studying and also to the lecturers for imparting knowledge in us. In a special way, I would like to thank Mr. Supada for being an encouragement, a good help and an understanding person. He should keep up the good work,” he said.

Also awarded were students from PACT and Chancellor College.


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