By Julita, SOCCOM Tawau
Holy Trinity Parish Tawau : The handing over ceremony of the School Boards Of Governors of the three Catholic mission schools of Holy Trinity Parish was held on 17th November 2013. The new Boards will serve a term of three years, from 2013 - 2016.
The three mission schools, St Ursula Secondary School, Holy Trinity Secondary School and Holy Trinity Primary School as well as Holy Trinity Kindergarten are all located along Jalan Melati, close to Holy Trinity Church.
Bro. Philip Lee, the former Chairman of the Sandakan Diocesan Education Commission expressed his gratitude to everyone for their support and willingness to accept the challenge in serving as School Board members. He also urged the new SBOGs to serve with integrity and perseverance, purity and transparency. SBOGs should focus on team work, the recipe to project the Board to greater heights.
Bro. Thadeus Sibir, the out-going Chairman for Holy Trinity Secondary School Board of Governors for more than 10 years find it quite challenging but yet spiritually rewarding. 'Being members of the SBOGs, is to commit ourselves in assisting the school administration specially in placing emphasis on holistic education, balancing character development with academic excellence,' he said . To end his sharing , he extended a vote of thanks to all the members of the SBOGs, the respective school heads and also to Bro. Philip for their full support.
With all the new SBOGs in place, it is hoped that the Boards will endeavour to preserve the identity of Catholic mission schools, projecting its special character and ethos.