For combining academic excellence and performance in sports, Metropolitan Senior Secondary School Isolo principal Mrs. F.A. Omosule has described the students as the models of their generation.
She spoke at this year’s edition of the event attended by dignitaries such as His Royal Highness, Oba Akindele of Orile-Oke kingdom in Abeokuta, members of the board of governors, parents and well-wishers.
The principal, in her opening speech, expressed her appreciation at the turnout of people to the event. Encouraging youths to get more engaged in sport and fitness, she said more psychomotor exercise in schools should be upheld, especially to achieve professional excellence.
The school head said inter-house sports and other sporting events are avenues for students to showcase their sporting skills, which could take them into professional sportsmanship thereafter.
Mrs Omosule said the Metropolitan Senior Secondary School came first in the recent WAEC Examination Results in all of Oshodi-Isolo L.G.A expressing her pride for her students.
She said, they are not just known for their good grades, but also their high performance in sportsmanship.
The fierce competition featured both junior and senior students of the school, male and female staffs of the school in athletics, football, sack race, thread the needle, egg race among others.
Hon. Olaleye (Green House) emerged the overall winner of the competition by sitting atop the medal table with a total of 19 medals comprising of 9 golds, 4 silver and 6 bronze, beating Chief Oladitan’s (Yellow House) with close range to the second place, with 16 medals, 7 golds, 5 silvers and 4 bronze.
(Blue House), which had the school principal Mrs. Omosule as one of its members, only managed to garnere 6 golds, 1 silver and 6 bronze medals to controversially finish third. The fourth place went to Alhaji Bakare’s (Red House) with a total of same 13 medals 3 golds, 2 silver and 6 bronze.
Guests were entertained with an interesting Bata Dance by the school dance troupe. Interestingly, Red House still managed to go home with an accolade for putting in the best display during the March Pass.