St. Francis College is a public, coeducational college in Ghana. Established in 1908 by the German VSD Missionaries on a plot of land donated by Bla, Kpeme, and Anansi.
St. Francis College is now one of the largest second-cycle institutions in Ghana with over 2,700 students comprising both day and boarding pupils The school’s motto is “Veritas et Caritas”, which means “Truth and Charity”.
It was reopened the third time on 14th February 1947 and named St. Francis’ College with St. Francis Xavier as the Patron Saint.
The College is now under the Episcopal jurisdiction of HO Diocese headed by His Lordship Most Rev. Francis Kofi Anani Lodonu.
The founding fathers were Rev. Fr. Bucking, Rev. Fr. Feldmann, and Most Rev. Fr. Joseph Gerald Holland.
The college was started at a place called “Kpodziga” and the college was nicknamed “Gborto College”, Tsiveme College, etc.
The 3 communities: Bla, Kpeme, and Abansi of the Gbi Traditional Area gave out the initial land of 63 acres. This was extended to 91 acres in 1975.
The college was established as an all-male college with an initial intake of 30 students. It became a co-educational institution in 1954 when 30 women were admitted.
The Catholic Church, the community, and the college have co-existed in a friendly atmosphere over the years. The college assists the community in terms of making the college vehicles available to convey people to places when the need arises and the church regularly visits the college on Patron Saints Day and Missions sending.
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St Francis College Majors
Below are the St Francis College Majors;
- Social Studies
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