Pearlville School, a Co-educational Secondary Boarding School located at Avu, Owerri-West, L.G.A, Imo State, has awarded full scholarships to two indigent children from Ogwa, Mbaitoli, after the two students, Deborah Ndikom and Solomon Okere came first and second in the entrance examination.
The scholarships were given by the Proprietress of the school, Dr. Mrs. Pearl Onukwugha. The school had conducted entrance examination for primary six students in primary schools across Ogwa at St. Joseph Catholic Church Alaenyi Ogwa under the supervision of the schools representative and the Parish Priest, Rev. Fr. Jude Kabiri.
Pearlville School, from inception in Sept. 2014 has continued to provide scholarships to students across the state as part of their corporate social responsibility. According to the proprietress, the school strongly believes in giving back to the society and empowering the young ones and the youths.
In addition to giving scholarships to indigent students who have showed academic excellence, the school has sponsored and hosted a state-wide debate where students won valuable prizes in cash and kind.
Both the children and their guardians were very happy at the occasion. The guardians expressed delight as they received the awards on behalf of the students at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Alaenyi Ogwa, explaining that the two recipients are orphans. One of the guardians explained that God has lifted her ward from grass to grace as she has no one to help her.
It would be recalled that the school solely sponsored and hosted Imo State Secondary School Debate in 2020. Prizes given to winners were: first position received one Ipad cell phone and a cash of #100,000, the 2nd winner got one Ipad and #50,000, while the 3rd got one Ipad and #25,000.
As part of their Corporate Social Responsibility, the School provides scholarships for indigent children who have excelled in academics.