The Pope John Old Boys Association (POJOBA) held a career clinic and mentorship program for current students especially the third years who are about to write their West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

As part of their contribution to their alma mater, the past students were on the school’s premises to inspire hope and support and to challenge the students to deliver excellent results in the exams.

President of the Association, Isaac Aboagye Duah stated emphatically that, such engagements in the past brought tremendous improvement in the academic performance of the students.

Pope John Old Boys Association holds career clinic for students

He said the “POJOBA mentorship program has come to stay as part of the association’s calendar events.”

Pope John Old Boys Association holds career clinic for students

On his part the President of the KNUST Global Alumni Association, Dr Kwaku Agbesi who is an old student used the occasion to call on the Ministry of Education to explore ways to engage Mentors World Network to extend the program nationwide for all senior high schools.

Pope John Old Boys Association holds career clinic for students

Mentors World Network, the CRS arm of Lead-it Africa, were the technical partners who structured the 2-day mentorship program.

Pope John Old Boys Association holds career clinic for students

Dr. Herman Yobo Addae, CEO of Lead-it Africa remarked that the program is designed to give early mentorship to students in their first year of admission which will guide their career path in the courses they choose to offer.

In a press release, Prof Gorleku who lecturers at the Cape Coast University Medical School, entreated his colleagues, the old students, to return and contribute their quota to the physical, social and cognitive needs of the students.

Pope John Old Boys Association holds career clinic for students

The headmistress and teachers were unanimous in their praise for the old students for their thoughtful leadership and impact on the students.

The programme which started on Friday, July 23, and ended on Saturday, saw mentors interact directly with the students while coaching them on life after school and the opportunities that exist outside campus.