Presentation Convent High School, Sargodha

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Presentation Convent High School
Location
Sargodha
Pakistan
Information
Type Private school
Established 1946
Administration Catholic Board of Education
Principal Sr. Teresa Younas
Affiliations Roman Catholic Diocese of Islamabad-Rawalpindi.

Presentation Convent High School, Sargodha, Pakistan, was founded by the Presentation Sisters and is regulated by the Catholic Board of Education under the Roman Catholic Diocese of Islamabad-Rawalpindi.

History[edit]

On 8 September 1895, the first Presentation Convent School in the Punjab was opened by three Irish nuns. Currently in Pakistan there are Presentation schools catering for the educational needs of around thirteen thousand children in Urdu- and English-medium schools, in Rawalpindi, Murree, Jhelum, Peshawar, (Khushab District), Wah, Risalpur, Mingora (Swat) and Sindh.

Results[edit]

A student of the Presentation Convent School shared the top position with another student in the matriculation exam of the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education in 2008.[1]

In the Secondary School Certificate Examination 2009, a student got overall top position amongst 69,851 students, obtaining 1024 marks out of a total of 1050, almost 98%. At a prize ceremony held in the office of the Sargodha Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education on 1 August 2009, Mrs. Zakia Shahnawaz, Special Advisor to the Chief Minister of the Punjab was the Chief Guest and Mr. Rai Zaghaim Ali Ejaz, the Commissioner of Sargodha Division was the Guest of Honour. The student was awarded prizes of a computer, a Gold Medal, cash award of 20,000 Rupees, and a Merit Certificate.[2]

In 2013 a new unbeatable record has been made by this institution. Since establishment, convent Sargodha got 3 out of first 4 positions in the SSC Exams held by the Sargodha Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education. No doubts, the credit goes to the Principal - Sr. Sheila Keane (former Principal) and the Teachers who took appropriate steps for the better results and did their best for students .Due to their efforts the school was able to get 1st, 3rd and 4th. position in the annual exams.

Facilities[edit]

To cater to the residential needs of students from outside the city, a hostel forms a part of the campus.

During the period of 2010 to 2013,different types of the civic facilities have been provided by the management. Mr. Naeem Paul, the Manager Admin and Accounts did great jobs and implemented the orders of Sr. Sheila Keane in the true spirit. New washrooms were made for students, teachers, and workers. The Canteen has been renovated after 40 years. The Library has been upgraded and all sort of the facilities have been provided in. For the very first time - computerized free and receipts system has been launched, Multimedia and LED display facilities were provided.

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