Central High International Schools’ 2023 Investiture ceremony on the 26th of September was a grand affair.The event was graced by the esteemed guest of honour, Mr. Patrick Gray Mpaka, President of the Malawi Law Society and Mr. Sabir Nathanie, Board Director of CHIS.
As the ceremony unfolded, there was an undeniable aura of enthusiasm in the air, especially as the new student council assumed their respective offices. Their energy and determination were palpable, setting the stage for a promising year ahead.
The speeches delivered by the Head Boy and Head Girl centered around the theme of leadership qualities and responsibilities. They eloquently elucidated the multifaceted nature of effective leadership, emphasizing a crucial point – leadership is not about striving for perfection but rather about recognizing one’s imperfections, learning from them, and adapting to become better leaders.
The highlight of the event was when our distinguished guest of honour, Mr. Patrick Gray Mpaka, took to the stage. In a powerful address, he echoed the council’s oath, reminding them of the solemn commitment they were making to their roles. He stressed the importance of abiding by this oath and encouraged the young leaders to strive for excellence in all their endeavors.
The 2023 Investiture ceremony was not just a momentous occasion but also a significant reminder that leadership is not bestowed by titles alone; it is earned through dedication, humility and a sincere commitment to making a positive impact on the school and the community at large.
Introducing the 2023 student council:
Head Boy: Jeet Hiten
Head Girl: Sumesha Amerasinghe
Deputy Head Boy: Zaid Jussab
Deputy Head Girl: Nishka Vekariya
Sports Prefects: Ahmed Mohammed and Sarah Jussab
Assembly Prefects: Hassnein Kamran & Saaleha Shabir Ismail
Discipline prefects: Aarush Thakur & Farah Momade
Campus Prefects: Natasha Kachiwiya and Tafadzwa Tembo
Mulanje House Prefects: Zaeem Hassam and Aneesa Bowking
Viphya House Prefect: Mohammed Patel and Mwape Sheriff
Nyika House Prefect: Hussam Mohammed and Martha Zhakata
Zomba House Prefect: Zishan Gillani and Hannah Mia