The Albert Academy Alumni Association Georgia Chapter (A 503 (C) non-profit) registered in the state of Georgia, USA, has taken the bold step and begun (in May 2016) the renovation of the Old Boarding Building. On completion, this building will be renamed the Philip Sam Bangura Building and used by the Junior School.
Message from the President
The Albert Academy (AA) in Freetown, Sierra Leone stands at a historic moment- a time of great opportunity and challenges. As Academicians, we hold deep love in our hearts for our alma mater and share the responsibility for making her an extraordinary place where teachers and students experience a deep love of learning. For over a century, the Albert Academy has contributed to nation building through the education of her sons and daughters.
The Albert Academy
In 1904, the United Brethren Church (UBC), headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, USA, founded the Albert Academy (AA), in Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa. The Academy was named after the late Rev. Ira Albert, an American missionary working in Shenga, however, he tragically drowned at the Bumpeh River. In his memory, a donation of 8,000 US dollars was used to found the school.
The Albert Academy Alumni Association, Georgia Chapter (AAAA, GA) in 2015 to make the rehabilitation restoration of the school infrastructure as its overarching gaol and policy. The funds held in all accounts and subsequently those raised through various capital campaigns were to be directed to achieving this goal. Read More!!
2nd & 3rd Floor Rehabilitation Project
This entailed the restoration of the third floor and replacement of the entire roof. This process is in train, beginning with the installation of concrete beams and columns on the 3rd floor, in preparation for the installation of a new roof.
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Phillip Samuel (Sam) Bangura was the third of four kids born to the late Bishop Thomas Bangura, and Mrs. Regina Bangura. Sam got his initial education in Akron Ohio and New York where both his mom and dad were students in the United States.…