Madam French said the scholarships were awarded to pupils who came first and second in their respective classes, noting that the deserving pupils would receive exercise books, school bag three uniforms, pair of shoe set, pencils, and pens and tuition fees for the academic year.
Madam French urged the pupils to take their school work serious and encouraged pupils who did not receive the award to study very hard as they might be lucky during their next scholarship scheme.
“The club further awarded four former best pupils of the REC Primary who took the National Primary School Examination for 2017/18 academic year with a sum of Le600,00.”
The president of the Rotary club further disclosed that in near future they are thinking to equip the school with a school library and books.
Madam French appealed to parents to use the support for the pupils as they will be monitoring to check on the progress of the awardees.
Head Teacher REC Primary School Mariatu Bangura, heaped praises on Rotarian members for thinking of pupils in such an isolated area in the country.
She said such a scholarships came at the right time as the school year has just begun, adding that the award to pupils have served as a motivation to teachers in the school to do their best.
Madam Bangura appealed to parents to assist in the school work of their children as they spend more contact hours in the home.
A beneficiary Salifou Kamara on behalf of his daughter thanked the Rotarians for their timely intervention as things were very difficult to make ends meet, stressing that the money would be used solely for her daughter education.