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In Dad’s Footsteps

  Isaac Kafoa made his family proud when he was inducted as the headboy of Labasa College yesterday. The 18-year-old of Nawaido in Bua said his grandfather and parents were
20 Feb 2016 10:56
In Dad’s Footsteps
Labasa College prefects gathered with chief guest Divisional Police Commander (DPC) Shri Bhawan Singh (third row third from the right) beside Principal Kamlesh Prasad in Labasa yesterday. Photo:SHRATIKA NAIDU

 

Isaac Kafoa made his family proud when he was inducted as the headboy of Labasa College yesterday.

The 18-year-old of Nawaido in Bua said his grandfather and parents were former students of the school.

“My father was a former headboy of the hostel in 1998 and I am proud to say that I have lived up to his expectation,” the eldest of four siblings said.

His parents, Jone Gasau and Vetinia Gasau are the owners of P. A. Gasau and Sons building located near Nabouwalu Jetty.

“While my parents are looking after their business in Nabouwalu, I live with my siblings at my grandmother’s place in Labasa,” Isaac said.

“Being away from my parents during school has not affected my studies. My parents are my role models and I want to make them proud.

“In 2011, I was the headboy of Bethel Primary School and in 2014; I was the junior headboy of Labasa College. Being the headboy of the school this year is not a challenge because I know how to get the job done.”

Meanwhile, headgirl Vishalini Chand who aspires to become a chartered accountant, said she was proud to chosen as the headgirl.

“I had a dream to be the headgirl of this prestigious school and I thank God for making my dream come true,” Vishalini said.

The 17-year-old is from Wailevu, Labasa.

The chief guest was the Northern Divisional Police Commander (DPC) Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Shri Bhawan Singh.

84 prefects were inducted.

Edited by Maikeli Seru

shratikan@fijisun.com.fj

 

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