Redemptorist School reviews successful year

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The Redemptorist School for Persons with Disabilities wrapped up another school year, reporting continued success in preparing its students for the working world.

Father Ray Foundation Vice President Rev. Michael Picharn Jaiseri and school secretary Narong Rattanasopa reported results from the academic year to Pattaya city officials and the school’s board members Nov. 18.

Father Ray Foundation Vice President Rev. Michael Picharn Jaiseri reports results from the academic year to Pattaya’s city officials and the school’s board members.Father Ray Foundation Vice President Rev. Michael Picharn Jaiseri reports results from the academic year to Pattaya’s city officials and the school’s board members.

Narong said students showed good development and the school provided support for degree programs through occupational training, field trips, courses in Thai religion and morals, and recreational events.

It also provided environment and media, clean classrooms, safety and exercise opportunities.

This year 34 students graduated and 13 already are employed. Five graduated in Information Technology Development, 11 in Computer and Business Management, eight in Electronics, and 10 in other courses.

During the year, teachers also brought students to join the 7th National Abilympic where students won silver and bronze medals in website design. The school also sent students to attend the Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities in Jakarta.

In sports, 12 students were selected to be on national team at the 8th ASEAN Paralympics in Singapore, competing in weightlifting, swimming, and futsal.

The school also helped the community by repairing appliances and electronics after September’s floods. They also volunteered to teach youths in Nan and Chiang Mai provinces.

Financially, the school received revenue of 32.07 million baht and had expenses of 29.16 million baht.

In the school’s 15 classrooms there were 239 students – 177 male and 62 female with 23 students at the primary level, 69 at the secondary level, and 147 students in high school.