2017 MAIDEN GRADUATION
The 2017 Noble Hall Leadership Academy for Girls Graduation recorded massive and impressive turn out of guests, parents and guardians. The ceremony which was graced by dignitaries such as Mrs. Maryam Uwais, MFR (Guest Speaker – Special Adviser to the Presidents for Social Protection Plan), Hon. Justice Aloma Mariam Muktar, GCON (Guest Speaker – Former Chief Justice of Nigeria), Alhaji Baba Ahmed and a host of others was superb and emotional.
Each of the guest speakers encouraged the graduands to make the world their oyster shell and they have been prepared to Change the World. Mrs. Breen, the new incoming Principal, gave the opening address. She thanked Mrs. Duba for being the founder and establishing Noble Hall Leadership for Girls. Mrs. Breen acknowledged that Mrs. Duba leads the way as a true leader of Noble Hall.
The graduands received several awards in all subject areas as well as various spheres of endeavour with the most notable going out to two graduands: Rhadiyah Dikko as the best graduating learner was awarded the Noble Hall Dux Award and Khadija Usman the Noble Salutatorian Award as the best behaved graduand with minimum code violations and maximum house points.
This event was quite remarkable because the Academy, with the support of parents, were able to make history with a fundamental demonstration of the core values of the Academy. Till this moment, feedback from parents and well-wishers are all positive and fabulous. Thank you everyone for making the graduation a fantastic success.
FAME FOUNDATION came to Noble Hall on Friday 15th September. FAME Foundation is a gender biased non-governmental organisation set up for the empowerment and development of women and girls in Nigeria and Africa.
The Foundation is based in Abuja. There were 3 guest speakers – Aderonke Bello, a journalist and the founder of FAME, Diane Weisz Young, an educationalist from U.S.A. and Victoria Minaise, an entrepreneur, life coach and mentor.
Our girls were exposed to a series of thought provoking and memorable presentations. The girls were involved in a long question and answering session with the speakers at the end of the 2 hour conference.
Noble Hall girls left the event believing girls and women could achieve anything they wanted to achieve with dedication, self- belief and hard work.
KIDS GOT SKILLS COMPETITION
Noble Hall Leadership Academy for Girls got the invitation to participate in the Teen-Tycoon competition on the 15th of February 2017. The letter of invitation was pasted on the notice board for our learners to get informed. Been an entrepreneurship / art based competition, the entrepreneurship club was deeply involved and some learners indicated their interest. Areas where participants are to compete includes the following – bead-work, leather-work, cakes and confectionaries, soap and deodorant making, electrical and automobile works, Art and Design, Fashion Design just to mention but a few. Four learners, Fatima Abubakar, Fatima Baba-Ahmed, Mufida Gimba and Salma Gimba were selected to represent the academy.
The two Fatimas worked with Leather to produce decorated hand-bags with zip, Mufida worked with Bead to produce a choker while Salma painted a collection of fruits. The first phase of the competition took place in Kaduna on the 3rd of May, 2017. On the 12th of July 2017 while the academy was on the end of session holiday, the organizers of the event invited the four learners and their parents to the grand finale in Kaduna. The date was 29th of July 2017. Salma Gimba made it to the first 5 while Mufida Gimba made it to the first 20. The Chairman of the day was the Executive Governor of Kebbi State. Alhaji Aliyu Bagudu, the Rector of Teen Tycoons Mrs. Hafsat Hamza Babaji and other dignitaries were in attendance.
Out of a total of 77 contestants from 32 selected schools around the federation, Salma Gimba, who was accompanied by her mum came 5th while Mufida Gimba; who was unavoidably absent emerged among the best 20 contestants they were all awarded certificates while Salma and Mufida were also given a scholarship to Teen Tycoons Financial Literacy Training.