Member’s Corner takes a closer look at D.I.S.S Alumni’s 200 members. This week features Chinonyerem Emefu from Class of 1999.
How would you describe yourself?
My name is Chinonyerem Joy Emefu. I am an introvert, a perfectionist and a very emotional person.
What are your academic qualifications?
I have a B.Tech in Food Science and Technology from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri.
Are you a member of any association?
Yes.National Institute for Food Scientists.
What is your job experience?
I worked with Zenith Bank as a teller and customer service personnel before leaving the bank.
What do you do presently?
Brand consultancy and online sales.
What motivates you?
What do you remember most about your time as a student at Dority International Secondary School?
So many things come to mind; I can’t forget Mr Ineh and how he walked down the corridor observing students. I also remember the sit-down assembly, the French club and some of the songs Mr.Abosi Mukete taught us.
Have you been to Dority since you graduated?
Yes, that should be in 2004 or 2005. I participated in an interactive session with the students.
Which issues or topics are you passionate about?
I’m passionate about helping people. I also love music and baking.
If you had the chance to mentor a D.I.S.S student today, what advice would you give him/her?
Take your education seriously. Have an open mind in life and always follow your heart and passion!
Where do you see D.I.S.S Alumni in the next 5 years?
I’m glad the alumni is waxing strong. We can always do better and keep rising to the highest.