NIGERIA’S BEST SCHOOL IN WASSCE, 2011
Located in Arue, Uromi in Esan North-East L.G.A of Edo State and owned by Catholic Docese of Uromi, Lumen Christi International High School was founded on Oct. 5, 1986 by His Grace Most Rev. Dr. P.E. Ekpu (Archbishop Emeritus of Benin Archdiocese). The school has a student population of 630, 99 staff and headed by the very industrious principal, Rev. Fr. Dr. Theophilus Itaman. She is an all-boys’ institution that emphasizes great moral values with spiritual development along with academic excellence.
She has maintained 100% in WAEC result for the past 20 years. In 2004, it was ranked the 4th best secondary school in the West African sub-region. Guided by her motto and mission statement, Aut Caesar AutNihil meaning the Best or Noting. Lumen Christi International High School has grown into an international school and a model for all other schools.
In 2007, the school won the first position in NNPC Science Competition in the South-South Geo-Political Zone. In the same year, she outshone all the schools in the nation when she received the award for the Best Overall WAEC results in Nigeria. She futher consolidated this by academically dominating all schools in the nation by winning the same award in 2009. Finally, on the 18th of December 2010, she received the award for the Best Secondary School in Nigeria, during the 2010 Reward Nigeria Award held in Lagos. In 2011, Lumen Christi International once more beat over 11, 000 secondary schools nationwide to emerge the Best in the West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) conducted by the West Africa Examination Council.
It is worthy to note here that in the 2012 National High School Quiz Championship (NHSQC), Lumen Christi emerged the winner.
Today, we celebrate this award winning school – The pride of Edo State, the joy of the nation, the home of excellence, great morals, oasis of knowledge, citadel of learning and a great inspiration and perfect role model for other schools to emulate.