Our Alma Mater

History of Our Great School

Rev. Sr Beatrix Koob

First Principal/ Headmistress, 1965-1979


Rev. Sr. Zita Simon

Second Headmistress, 1979-1980


Rev. Sr. Solamen Ott

Third Headmistress, 1980-1998


Mrs Victoria Amaning

Fourth and the first Ghanaian Headmistress,1998-2010


Mrs Margaret Bangfu

Fifth Headmistress, 2010 to Date


2St.Rose’s Senior High School is one of the girls’ schools in the Eastern Region being managed by the Catholic Church. The school was established Fifty years ago by the Dominican Sisters from Speyer, Germany who were looking for a location in Ghana to promote girls education founded on the Catholic faith. The school first started as a teacher training college with 80 students but in September 1969, the teacher training college was converted into a secondary school with the initial intake of 72 students. The then chief of Akwatia, Barima Kofi Bempong II, the Akwatia Town Development Committee and the Akwatia Traditional Council passed a resolution that gave birth to the establishment of the school.

The founding Sisters were brought to Ghana by the Most Reverend Bishop Joseph Oliver Bowers, the then Bishop of the Accra Diocese of the Catholic Church. This noble institution has had the following distinguished leaders as heads over the years. They are: Rev. Sr Beatrix Koob, First Principal/ Headmistress, 1965-1979; Rev. Sr. Zita Simon, Second Headmistress, 1979-1980; Rev. Sr. Solamen Ott, Third Headmistress, 1980-1998 and Mrs Victoria Amaning, fourth and the first Ghanaian Headmistress,1998-2010; Mrs Margaret Bangfu, who is the Fifth Headmistress, took office in 2010 and she is the current headmistress.