With the African continent facing the threat of neo-colonialism, the countryâ€™s citizens have been challenged to remain resolute in defending their heritage and strive to contribute towards socio-economic development.
In a speech during the 2011 St Johnâ€™s High School Prize giving ceremony, guest of honor Archbishop of the Anglican Church of the Province of Zimbabwe, Dr. Nolbert Kunonga urged Zimbabwean youths to become Afro centric and strive to protect the countryâ€™s heritage.
With an overall Advanced Level pass rate of 94%, St Johnâ€™s High School Chikwaka was among the best performing schools in the Goromonzi district during the 2010 academic year.
The Schoolâ€™s Headmaster, Mr. Fanuel Gaza however bemoaned shortage of staff accommodation at the school.
Several pupils who excelled in their studies were honored at the ceremony and walked away with various prizes including textbooks, food hampers and other accolades.
The Speech and Prize giving ceremony was attended by Chikwaka District leadership, head masters from neighboring schools, parents and members of staff.