Every society or institution has something that it thrives in or peculiar to them and same is to be mentioned of Presec Osu. Entertainment is one of the aspects of school life which can’t be overlooked. As the popular adage goes” all work and no play…”.
It is in this respect that the school puts in measures so it’s students can use the opportunity to identify, nurture and develop their abilities. Entertainment are in various forms at OPRE, from the school choir to the drama club,cultural troop, street dancers, rappers,comedians, magicians and clowns as well.
In all these categories, there were individuals who did well and are still excelling.
THE SCHOOL CHOIR
The school choir has been amazing and vibrant since its inception and has produced lots of great musicians. The school choir is something special to talk about when looking at the prospects of the school. It has been participating in various activities both within and outside the school. Its renowned for been the best and most preferable school in the Greater Accra region and the nation at large in terms of traditional and contemporary choral music and has won many laurels for the school. It has also shot the name of the town Osu to be recognised as the home of choral music in the region. It’s been through several transformational periods under the leadership of Mr. Oko Ofori, Mr. Okai, Mr. Adzei-Holm,Mr. Adentwewaa ,Nana Forson, Mr. Amakye, Mr.Asamoah and other people as well.
The school choir has produced and continues to produce great singers like Adotey Mingle,Samuel Nsiah,Dorothy Tagoe,Joseph Quaynor, Augustus Marmah, Samuel Cleland, Jonathan Tetteh, Eleanor Annor, Beatrice Nunno ,Abigal Gablah,Anthony Dumenyo,Peter Abbey, Patience Addo, Elikem, Comfort Tawiah, Richmond Norteye Yebuah, Emmanuel Ankamah and John Forde, Martha of the HarmoniousChorale,Michael Ako Adjei and Patience Addo. The choir has an album to its name.
THE DRAMA CLUB
This drama club was made up of students with the zeal,tenacity and passion for acting. This group was so amazing and garnished with horizons of talents likes Abraham Borketey, Phyllis Kissie, Eugene Dovlo, Reinhard, Beatrice and Theresa Odoteye, Priscilla Anum Noi, Cynthia Tetteh, Jennifer Takyi,Moses Tsama, MJ,Emmanuel Mensah,Phyllis, Kassim who were outstanding. Their hard work earned them fame and laurels for the school.
They famously known for winning the Anase Drama competition with several of them winning individual awards respectively. It must also be acknowledged that, these students were under the indispensable tutelage of some teachers like Ms. Agbeme, Ms. Dowetin and other generous old students who contributed enormously to their development.
We also had the likes Andrews Armah(Mola), Eleazer Asante(Akrantie),Prince Amertepey(Asomdwe dompe), Yoku Fergurson,Sampson Obuamah Tetteh,Isaac Annan(Natural Marley),Lil kid,Young stuna,Elijah Botwe(Breezy) who were very talented in rap music and Phyllis the only female rapper amongst them. They always entertained the school whenever the platform was at their disposal. Some have moved on to develop their talents and others are also pursuing other lucrative avenues to build a bright and better future. Juliana Okoe was an incredible dancer for the school. A huge talent she was.
There were a host of entertaining activities like the DramaFest, Homecoming bash,Freshers Day and other activities.
Memories of OPRE always brings to us nostalgic feelings . We love OPRE.
By : Nii Adjetey Cleland
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