LAGOS, Nigeria (October 2023) In a remarkable demonstration of their commitment to corporate responsibility, UAC Foods recently hosted an inspiring event where 20 high school deserving students from 4 community secondary schools in Kerang, Mangu LGA of Jos benefited from the scholarship awards. Kerrang is the home to Swan Natural Spring Water. The event, which took place on the 22nd of September at the SWAN Factory in Jos, Plateau State brought together an esteemed gathering of parents, the Education Directorate Mangu, executives of the Kerrang Development Association, and educators to celebrate and support the bright minds of tomorrow.
UAC Foods, a leading food, and beverage company, has consistently shown its dedication to positively impacting the communities it serves. This scholarship award ceremony was a testament to their unwavering commitment to education and the well-being of young, aspiring students. The event was heartwarming, and filled with pride and joy, as exceptional students were recognized and rewarded for their outstanding academic achievements.
Parents, who play a pivotal role in the educational journey of their children, were present to witness the proud moment when their children received these scholarships. Their presence underscored the importance of family support in nurturing academic excellence.
Mr. Godwin Jipal (Chairman Kerang Dev Association / Zonal Director Ministry of Education (MOE), Plateau Central), Mrs. Deborah Giwa (Area Director, MOE Mangu Directorate), Mr. Katlong Dabeng (Asst. Sec. KDA), Mr. Yakubu G. (Director of Culture, KDA graced the occasion as a testament to the event's significance). Their presence emphasized the collaborative effort between the private sector and government entities in promoting education and ensuring a brighter future for the youth of Plateau State.
Educators, the guiding lights in the lives of these young scholars, were also in attendance to celebrate their students' achievements. All acknowledged and appreciated their dedication to nurturing talent and providing quality education.
In conclusion, UAC Foods scholarship award event was not just a moment of recognition and financial assistance, but a profound embodiment of corporate responsibility. It showcased how a company can make a meaningful difference in the lives of young individuals and contribute to the educational development of the community.