Dority International Secondary School, Aba has been a symbol of excellence for twenty-two years.
Since 1997, the school has won awards in different academic competitions.
The awards and achievements listed below prove that D.I.S.S is an incubator of brilliant minds.
1.Winner of JETS/STAN science competition (1997, 1998 and 2000).
2. Represented Nigeria at international science fairs in Kentucky, USA (1997), Texas, USA (1998) and Hanover, Germany (2000).
3.Winner of the Cowbell Mathematics competition in Abia State (2001).
4. Won a bronze medal at the International Mathematics Olympiad in South Africa (2001).
5. Represented Nigeria in International Junior Science Olympiad in Indonesia (2004).
6. Represented Nigeria in International Biology Olympiad in China (2005).
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State presenting scholarship cheques to two students of D.I.S.S in 2018
7. Represented Nigeria in International Physics Olympiad in India (2005).
8. Winner, African Leadership Academy scholarship (2006).
9. Winner, Petroleum Technology Development Fund quiz competition (2010).
10. Winner, Augustus Bandele Oyediran trophy for best aggregate WAEC result in the whole of West Africa (2010).
11. Won second prize at the U.B.A National Essay Writing competition (2011).
12. Won first prize at the Ecobank National Essay Writing competition (2012).
13. Represented Nigeria at the International Mathematics and Science Olympiad in USA, Singapore and Argentina (2012).
Nora Chukwunwike of D.I.S.S with Prof. Wole Soyinka and other winners of the Wole Soyinka Essay Competition in 2013
14. Represented Nigeria at the International Mathematics and Science Olympiad in Colombia, Russia and Switzerland (2013).
15. Won first prize at the Nigerian Postal Service Essay Writing competition (2013).
16. Won third prize at the Wole Soyinka National Essay Writing competition (2013).
17. Abia State and Southeast Champion, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control quiz competition (2014).
18.Winner, Best NECO SSCE Mathematics Award in Abia State (2014).
19. Winner, Best NECO SSCE Biology Award in Abia State (2014).
20. Produced the best National Junior Science Olympiad student in Nigeria for three consecutive years (2014, 2015, 2016).
Benjamin Chisom of D.I.S.S (extreme left) with the GMD NNPC, Maikanti Baru and other winners of the NNPC Quiz in 2017
21. Represented Nigeria at the International Chemistry Olympiad in Vietnam (2014).
22. Represented Nigeria at the International Mathematics and Biology Olympiad in Thailand and Denmark (2015).
23. Won first prize in Chemistry at the Presidential Awards quiz competition, Abuja (2017).
24. Won first prize at the Abia State NNPC quiz competition (2017).
25. Won first prize at the Wole Soyinka National Essay Writing competition (2018.)
Ask yourself: What would happen if all the smart people who passed through D.I.S.S start working together?
What kind of innovative ideas would they come up with?
What kind of amazing projects would they execute?
Think about it.
D.I.S.S Alumni is not just another alumni association. It’s a gathering of the best minds Abia State and Nigeria has produced.
It’s not an association full of boring meetings and talking points. It’s an organization that can change a nation.