Parents hail school achievements
By MOLLEEN CHISVETO
PARENTS at Waddilove High School have applauded the school choir, Soldiers of Heaven and its coach Patrick Nyahwo, for earning national recognition in the music sector.
The parents said the achievements showed that the school was providing quality education and promoting the nurturing of learners’ God-given talents.
The remarks were in response to the two ZCN awards won by Nyahwo and the school choir at a virtual Award ceremony held on 30 January 2021.
“On behalf of the Waddilove High School parents and guardians, we would like to heartily congratulate the Waddilove High School Choir (The Soldiers of Heaven) and Mr Nyahwo for the excellent and exemplary work in lifting the school flag higher,” School Development Committee chairperson, Kudzaishe Wambe said.
The support from parents is set to spur the choir to greater heights and recently, popular gospel musician, Reverend Togarepi Chivaviro featured on the title track of its album Tirimo Munzira.
The Old Students Association could not hide their excitement and sent a solidarity message.
“On behalf of Waddilove Old Students Association Interim Committee, we extend our heartiest congratulations to Waddilove High School and Methodist Church in Zimbabwe on attaining the best School Choir Award, we celebrate this achievement together and look forward to future victories and accomplishments.”
Patrick Nyahwo, said it was an honour to be supported by the Waddilove Community.
“Our success is the success of parents, all our students, staff members, the Responsible Authority (Methodist Church in Zimbabwe), choir members and other stakeholders.
The school choir said we remain indebted to the school authorities, and our producer Forward Mazuruse for the quality work.
The choir acknowledges the support they get from their sister school Waddilove Primary, Head Mr Tapfumanei Machaka and staff together we are one.”
The 15-member Soldiers of Heaven 2021 group appealed to stakeholders to assist them with recording and video production fees, uniforms and instruments.
The choir front man Patrick Nyahwo is assisted by the school matron Shylet Sileti.