Former scholars contribute to school’s development

By Deidre Tautua-Fanene ,

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Chairman of the Board, LealailepuleRimoniAiafi receiving the cheque from one of the members of the Class of 1998 and KunoFaranisisi the President of the group.

Chairman of the Board, LealailepuleRimoniAiafi receiving the cheque from one of the members of the Class of 1998 and KunoFaranisisi the President of the group. (Photo: Supplied)

To celebrate their 20th year anniversary, the Samoa College class of 1998 donated $12,000 to the school to help develop the education facilities.  

The cheque was presented to the Chairman of the school board, Lealailepule Rimoni Aiafi last week Friday.

Class President, Kuno Faranisisi said the money was raised during the fundraising they had in the past years, which included monetary donations from their Mafutaga in Wellington, Auckland, Australia and U.S.A, raffle, registrations and dance earlier this year. 

“There are over 100 members of the association and some have passed on like Vavae Toma, Faiesea Liu, TuamanuTavita, Mefiposeta Fata.

Some of the students of Samoa College who assembled at the special occasion last week Friday.
Some of the students of Samoa College who assembled at the special occasion last week Friday.

“Our year has two current C.E.Os Papalii John Papalii and Faimalo Matthew Stowers. Some are Ministers, A.C.E.Os, doctors, auditors and accountants, managers and senior officers in various Government ministries and corporations.

“Our monetary donation is $12,000 as well as sponsorship for the Most Improved Student in Year 12 with a monetary donation of $500 and trophy.”

The Chairman and Associate Minister, Lealailepule Rimoni Aiaf,i and the board of trustees, Principal, Staff and students of Samoa College assembled at the Scopa Hall to acknowledge the donation.

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