BIRCH FREEMAN HIGH SCHOOL SURULERE
56TH FOUNDERS DAY ANNIVERSARY
Fellow Old Boys
BIFOBA’s Executive Council (Exco) wishes to inform members of the Association’s plans to celebrate our School’s 56th Founders’ Day Anniversary always held on 6th February, annually.
6th February this year falls on a Saturday however, based on recent developments in the School, BIFOBA and the Nation at large and given the need to continuously showcase our School and make same relevant amongst the comity of respectable Schools (considered to be in our League), Exco has scheduled a 2-Day Event to commemorate the 56th Anniversary.
Details of the 2-Day Events are as follows:-
Friday, 5th February, 2016
Event: Public Lecture to be delivered by 2 erudite Guest Speakers
Topic: Reforming Nigeria’s Educational System Towards Youth Employability
Guest of Honour: Dr. (Mrs.) Oluranti Adebule (Deputy Governor/Commissioner of Education), Lagos State
-Unveiling of the Multi-million Naira Musical Equipment to form a BFHS Orchestra, donated to BFHS by BIFOBA North-America Chapter as part of their “Giving-Back” to the school Programme.
-Dedication of the Musical Equipment by the Clergy from the Methodist Mission.
Venue: BFHS Multi-Purpose Auditorium
Time: 9:30 am till 1:00 pm
All Old Boys, Select members of the Public, Lagos State Education Ministry Officials, members of BFHS Teaching Staff, members of BFHS’s Parent Forum, Members of Electronic and Print Media
Saturday, 6th February, 2016
-Short Motivational Talks to Students by select Old Boys.
-Prize-Giving/Awards for outstanding/deserving Students
-Short Sermon by Clergy of the Methodist Mission
-Teachers’Appreciation through issuance of Gifts/Awards by members of BFHS’ Parents Forum
-Announcement of Lifetime Endowment (for Prizes) by some Old Boys
-Launching of Equipment and Entertainment by BFHS’ Musical Orchestra
Venue: BFHS Multi-Purpose Auditorium
All Old Boys, BFHS, 5Students each of 18 invited Guest Secondary Schools, in our League (accompanied by their Teachers), members of Staff, BHFS, members of BFHS’ Parents Forum, members of the Electronic& Print Media
For the Prize-Giving/Awards, Exco is appealing to Old Boys to sponsor Prizes for different Subjects or Good behavioural patterns e.g. Cleanliness, Punctuality at School, Exceptional Good Behaviour, Outstanding Innovation etc. Prizes will bear the names of Sponsors which will be announced during the Awards.
Sponsors can have their Donations converted into Endowments if they sponsor a minimum amount of Prizes worth
N20,000.00 and are willing to do same annually for the rest of their lives.
Endowments can be in the names of the Old Boys, their Parents (whether alive or late or other loved ones which could also include a Teacher or anybody who has made an impact on the Old Boys’ lives).
Sponsors should pay the necessary Amount(s) to BIFOBA’s Account with details below and call our Welfare Officer, Olise Nwachukwu on 0809 660 3333 to specify which Prize(s) is/are being sponsored and whether same be converted into an Endowment or not.
Birch Freeman Old Boys Association
Zenith Bank Plc
Account No. 1010228516
Old Boys are reminded that the 5th February Event is an “Official” BIFOBA Event where members of the Public are invited as Guests consequently, members who have the old BIFOBA Blazer are expected to attend the Event putting on the Blazers while those others who are yet to receive the new set of Blazers paid for, to please attend in formal Corporate/Business attires.
Saturday, 6th February’s Event is internal and Dress Code is “Business Casual”.
Exco looks forward to welcoming and receiving Old Boys on both days.
PAUL ADAMS FEYI DINYO
PUBLICITY SECRETARY GLOBAL PRESIDENT