By: Samuel Brew margibi correspondent
Liberia’s leading vocational and technical institution, Booker Washington Institute, (BWI) graduates 500 students from its regular and post secondary and professional Programs (PSPP), from several disciplines.
The event, which brought Kakata City and its environs to celebrate with parents and loved ones of graduates express excitement in celebrating their graduation.
BWI is an autonymous institution that recieves support from national government and partners and the institution runs both regular and Technical Vocational Education (TVET).
Saturday’s graduation was the 70th commencement of the school since its establishment, with students from Plumbing, Machinery, Building trade, and electronics, among others receiving diplomas and certificates for their prospective studies.
Serving as keynote speaker of the graduation convocation of Booker Washington Institute, Ren Yisheng reaffirms Liberia-China bilateral relationship, especially improving the educational sector of the country.
Ren, who is the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Liberia boasted of china’s support to Liberia’s education system, both secondary, tertiary and vocational educations.
Speaking to hundredth of graduates from Liberia prestigeous technical and vocational institute (BWI) Amb. Ren said admidst the growing wave in the demand of education in Liberia, the people of China will continue to support education in Liberia, adding that education is the backbone for any growing economy.
Amb. Ren Yisheng encouraged graduates of Booker Washington Institute not to feel satisfy with a diploma, but to see it as a challenge in forging for advanced education, especially at the university level.
He reminds the graduates of the tasks ahead in implementing what they learned, and as such, using their different skills for the betterment of Liberia.