The School Principal, Mr Derek Smith
The award was presented at the 2018 Africa Top Schools conference which held in Lagos.
One of the key criteria for the award is that the school must have an excellent track record of producing first class degree students in top-ranked universities globally and must have produced same in the last five years.
At Olashore, in line with its mission statement, each student is given a strong academic foundation and they are groomed to become dynamic global leaders for the 21st century. Graduates have gone on to study in top universities locally and internationally. In 2017, the school produced a number of first class graduates among who are Chinazo Peace Eze, Abdul Hafiz Alako, OluwatobiAgbaje and Oluwatunmike Olowe.
Chinazo Peace Eze graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a first class degree in Geology and is also the school’s 2017 Outstanding Graduate. Abdul Hafiz Alako graduated with a first class degree in Mechatronic Engineering from Lancaster University in the U.K. and is the recipient of the Institution of Mechanical Engineering (IMechE) Best Project Award in Mechatronics Engineering. OluwatobiAgbaje also graduated from Lancaster University with a first class in Accounting and Finance. In Nigeria, Oluwatunmike Olowe graduated with a first class from Redeemers University, Ede.
Commenting on the award, Mr. Smith said, “This is a validation of the school’s commitment to giving each student an all-round education that allows them to go on to be successful in higher education both in Nigeria and abroad.”
|The Chairman, Board of Director, Olashore International School, Prince Abimbola Olashore|
Established in 1994, on 60 acres of land, Olashore International School is a co-educational school which offers high caliber education in a wide range of subjects in partnership with Lancaster University. Over the past 20 years, the school has succeeded in creating a community of world-class services around the school including a first class hotel, a golf course, and Leadership training center that all combine to give the school a unique identity. The school is particularly appealing to discerning Nigerians at home and abroad, as well as expatriates residing in Nigeria, who desire a school with a strong value system, demonstrable track record and a clear sense of purpose.