NAHA Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) primary school on Thursday held its first-ever combine graduation and banquet ceremony at the school.
About 43 students have completed their grade six and received certificates of completion from the school.
Of the total, 22 were boys and 21 girls.
The colorful event saw both the students and teachers in their colorful uniforms.
The event was described as a milestone event for the school since its inception and its likely to be an annual event. It was held at the Naha SDA church compound.
The theme for the event was ‘ Leaving to Live as an Example’.
Parents, guardians, supporters, friends and a number of guests attended the event.
Some of the guests who attended the event included SDA Solomon Islands Mission (SIM) education director Joseph Pita, his assistant Jennell Erick and Patrick Livae Kukum SDA Church pastor who shared a sermon to the graduands.
East Honiara Member of Parliament (MP) Douglas Ete also graced the event as a parent because of his daughter being part of the ceremony.
The day’s program kicked off with a brief graduation ceremony at 5pm followed by the banquet at 7pm.
The event was administered by the Deputy headmistress Linter Bilau Fatalaea in the absence of the head-mistress who was unable to attend.
The master of ceremony at the event was Frank Toata, a class teacher.
Ms Fatalaea described the event was a historic one for the school and she was pleased it was successfully held.
A parent speaking at the occasion expressed satisfaction for the hosting of the event.
He was also pleased to see such program being held at Naha school for the first time since his children were attending the school until one of his children graduated.
“Thanks to the school administration on behalf of the grade six parents.”
During the ceremony, the students were congratulated for successfully completing their year on a high note.
The students also thanked the school administration and their parents and guardians for their support over the past years until they reach this year.
For now the students are only waiting for their results.
Naha SDA school is of the schools operated under the SDA education authority.
It has 14 teachers which are dominated by 13 females and only a man.
The ceremony ended with feasting and entertainment.