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Veikoso Proud Day

Veikoso Proud Day
Vodafone Fijian 7s coach Ben Ryan (left), and captain Osea Kolinisau (right, background), with the 2015 prefects of Ratu Veikoso Primary School at Buretu, Tailevu yesterday. Photo: RONALD KUMAR
February 28
09:48 2015

Vodafone Fijian 7’s coach Ben Ryan and members of the team were chief guests at the Ratu Veikoso Primary School’s prefect induction in Tailevu yesterday.

He said, “It is a fantastic moment for me and I’m very happy that I was call up as the chief guest.

“The village kid’s look up for to the Vodafone Fijian 7’s team as their idols so we actually came here to give them some inspiration because who knows one day some of them will be playing in the Fijian 7’s team,” Mr Ryan said.

His advice to the newly-elected leaders was to work hard and learn to achieve their goals.

Meanwhile, the school’s headteacher Sailosi Kama said, “It is the first time for the Vodafone Fijian 7’s team has come to our school and it is a proud moment for the school and the whole village.”

He advised the new prefects to be role models and follow the rules of the school.

The newly-appointed headboy and headgirl are calling on the co-operation of their fellow prefects and colleagues.

Headgirl Lavenia Cabebula said: “I’m hoping that we will all work together without being reminded to do things over and over again.”

And newly-elected headboy Osea Kaulotu said he was ready to perform his duty to lead his colleagues.

“At the same time I will need the help and co-operation of other students,” the 13 -year-old said.

“I did not expect to be chosen but I’ll make sure I carry out my duties with faith and responsibility,” he said.

Ratu Veikoso Primary School inducted 20 prefects at Buretu, Tailevu yesterday.




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