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LAGGS Set Of 82 Begin Countdown To 40th Anniversary Celebration

This is big news.Lagos Anglican Girls Grammar School Class of '82  set plans Big 40th anniversary celebration.And this is authoritative. Citypeople gathered that the

 Lagos Anglican Girls’ Grammar School,Surulere,class of 1982,will be celebrating the 40th Anniversary of their leaving the school starting from january,2022.

In a press release signed by one of LAGGS old girls, Mrs Susan Eyo Honesty- Ikpe, Publisher of Glam and Essence Magazine and Chairman of the Media  subset of the Anniversary Committee,the events to mark the anniversary will kick off with a Thanksgiving Celebration at the Founder’s Day Church service to hold on January 27, at the school chapel in the premises.

“Our 40th Anniversary is a special event, because it is an opportunity to reunite with our old friends and classmates and reminisce on our time as students of LAGGS.It is also a good time to show our gratitude for the sound educational foundation we received as students of this great school”.

 Members of the set will also pay a courtesy visit to their two octogenarian principals, Mrs Benson (1978-1981) and Mrs Labode (1981- 1998) to thank them for their guidance and mentorship,as the set had the privilege of having the two principals during their years in LAGGS.

The LAGGS 82 set equally plans to install new ceiling fans in all 32 classes of the Classroom Block and launch the 1982 LAGGS Education Endowment Fund (LEEF 82) with a seed fund of N2million Naira  to support the school’s efforts on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) Education. 

President of the set and CEO of Purples Consult Ltd,Mrs Sola Salako-Ajulo said,

“We plan to provide additional education support for current girls in STEAM Education to increase the numbers of girl child career choices in these areas.  Our intervention will include Extra Coaching; Intra School Competitions, State, National & International Competitions; Excursions; Teacher Skills Enhancement & Infrastructure Support

Our goal is to improve the learning outcomes of the students in STEAM education in order to increase the numbers who will pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics thus improving the statistics of female professionals in that sphere. The LEEF project will be an annual support project from the 1982 set."

Other activities linned up to celebrate the 40th anniversary include, a Girl Child Education Symposium in May, two class reunion events for UK based members in June, and US based members in July. 

The celebration will come to an end in November with an End of Year Gala /Fashion Show.

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