St. Theresa Girls Secondary School
The above school is one of the catholic mission schools in umuahia Abia state. It is owned and manned by the congregation of daughter of Mary of mercy. It was founded in the year 1993, October 11.Her motto is knowledge, hard-work and little way. It is a boarding school. The academic staff strength of the school is thirty four. The school has junior and senior secondary sections. It is located in umuntu olokoro, umuahia south in Abia state.
The school has distinguished herself from other school and is still doing so, as far as internal and external examinations are concerned. She has been maintaining her excellent performance in both JSSCE and SSCE since its inconception.The joy of it all is that most of the student who passed out are in various Nigeria universities and other higher institution of learning, specializing in numerous disciplines like law,medicine,accountancy,language,computer science to mention but few. Even some are studying abroad. This is obtainable because the school has excellent qualified well experienced, disciplined and self sacrificing set of teacher, who work relentlessly for the success of the students.
The maiden principal of the school was Rev.sister prisca Colette Ezenwa, even though she worked for few month(11th October 1993 to 31st January 1994)She put in her best during her tenure. But from 1st February 1994 to 7th September 2009.Rev sr.mary Natalia Amadi piloted the affairs of the school as the head-teacher(principal)with the relentless co-operation of Rev.mother Mary paul offia(late)and her P.T.A. chairman Mr. Godwin Obiukwu,she was able to standardized the school in all ramifications.Infacts,she is a heroine. The principal of the school now is Rev sr.mary Dr.Gemita Ikeazota.She is by the grace of God and her mother Mary’s intercession, doing all she can,to see that the Flag of continuity handed over to her by her mistress(Rev sr.Mary Natalia Amadi)is not sagging on the ground.