15-year-old Sidikat Olajuwon bags nine awards at City of Knowledge Academy
Sidikat Olajuwon, a 15-year old year student of City of Knowledge Academy, Ijebu Ode, received the highest number of awards at the school’s 6th Honours’ Day ceremony which took place at the school’s main auditorium on Thursday July 11, 2019.
She was awarded the Best Student in her year, Best Behaved Student in the school, the Best in Science, Best in Physics, Best in Art, Most Improved Student and a host of various other awards. Sidikat, one of the few students at the school with a genuine interest in both Arts and Sciences, has represented the school in various arts and sciences competitions.
The crowd of parents, staff and students, were left gasping, when she showcased her impressive portfolio of artworks, put together with the support of her Art teacher. The talented young lady is also known to have a prowess in playing the clarinet and is a member of the school’s orchestra and basketball team.
In her address at the event, the Head of School, Ms. Abiola Lamikanra informed the audience that the Honours’ Day Ceremony is aimed at showcasing the best of the City of Knowledge Academy (CKA) as well as celebrating the students who have distinguished themselves during the outgoing school year.
According to her: “Today we celebrate not just the Year 12 students who leave the school, but also the students who have excelled in various areas of school life. Today we showcase the best of CKA, founded on the three ethical pillars of Culture, Character and Confidence.”
Established in 2013, City of Knowledge Academy (CKA) is a co-educational secondary institution aimed at providing excellent academic and leadership training for young minds. The institution is an outstanding boost to the nation’s quest for academic excellence, providing invaluable opportunities in a safe and secure environment for the holistic development of the child.
The ever vibrant and robust School Orchestra thrilled and entertained the audience made of guests, parents and friends of the School and earned the admiration of the Guest Speaker who extended an invitation to the group to perform at a University function in the coming school year.