Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur accompanied by four family-members on Saturday joined students, staff and the people of Oda to celebrate the 64th anniversary of Oda Senior High School
The celebration had the theme: “Discipline, hallmark of academic excellence and success”.
The 64th anniversary and speech day also saw the unveiling of the bust of Mr. J. R.P. Amissah-Arthur, father of Vice President Amissah-Arthur, who was a former headmaster of the school, as well as the launch of an award for leadership in his honour.
The school was established in September, 1960, and was aimed at building a well-disciplined staff, create a serene academic atmosphere for students to have excellent results, live morally upright lives and contribute meaningfully to the development of the society.
The School had Rev. J. W. deGraft as the first headmaster, with Mr. E. A. Asiedu and Ms. Adwoa M. Odum as the only members of staff.
In September, 1961, Mr. Jabish Richmond Amissah-Arthur, then at Aggrey Memorial School, Cape Coast, was recommended and appointed Headmaster of Oda Secondary School, where he worked till December, 1977.