Tororo Girls School
|Tororo Girls School|
|Tororo, Tororo District
|Type||Public middle school and high school|
|Motto||"Light for life"|
|Athletics||football, cricket, athletics, netball, volleyball, lawn tennis, table tennis, hockey|
TGS is in the town of Tororo, about 5 kilometres (3 mi) southeast of the town's central business district. This is appro 210 kilometres (130 mi), by road, east of Kampala, the capital and largest city of Uganda. The coordinates of the school campus are 0°39'57.0"N, 34°11'21.0"E (Latitude:0.665833; Longitude:34.189167).
Some of the notable women who have attended TGS include the following:
- Jennifer Musisi - Lawyer and administrator. First executive director of the Kampala Capital City Authority, since 2011.
- Susan Akello - Physician at Nakasero Hospital in Kampala
- Beatrice Wabudeya
- Grace Freedom Kwiyucwiny, a Ugandan politician. She is the State Minister for Northern Uganda in the Ugandan Cabinet.
- Namirembe Bitamazire - Former Minister of Education in the Cabinet of Uganda. She served as the principal of TGS from 1971 until 1974.
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