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Liberian Educator Challenges Students To Strive For Excellence

Liberian Educator Challenges Students To Strive For Excellence

A Liberian educator has stressed the need for students to have a strong sense of commitment to social justice and empathy to the plight of the least among them.

Mr. Oliver Clarke, who is an instructor at United Methodist University, said a strong commitment to social justice by students will enable them rescue the society ruthless exploitation, Political repression and economic and social decay.

Mr. Clarke, who is also the Director of the Non Taxation Revenue Policy Unit at the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning(MFDP) said one can only achieve this by seeking excellence in their studies.

He said to achieve excellence one should be ready to be in a class of unequaled in any arena of human endeavor.
The Finance ministry official pointed out that excellence is a timeless and cherished virtue that generation of human civilization strives to achieve in the conduct of human affairs.

He spoke at the weekend during the 27th Closing and Thanksgiving Program of the St. Thomas Episcopal Elementary and Junior High School in New Kru Town, outside Monrovia.

Over 50 students graduated during the program.

Meanwhile, a full scholarship was awarded to student Snortee Tarpeh, valedictorian of the graduating class for academic 2019/2020 school year.

The Liberian educator further pledged significant contribution towards the school construction project.

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