Jolien Verspeeten and Stijn Haegeman
Geraardsbergen. On Saturday 25 June, the new school buildings of the Primary School GO! Center in the Buizemontstraat opened. Around 5 pm the invitees, the teachers and the management gathered at the Market in Geraardsbergen to fit Manneken Pis into an appropriate costume. Then the company led by Kinneke Baba and with musical accompaniment from the music chapel of the KSA through the city center to the Buizemontstraat. The ribbon for the official opening was cut by Isabelle Truyen – General Director of School Group 20 – and Gaston Cosyns – Chairman of the Board of Directors of School Group 20. The reception started after a word from Isabelle Truyen. Despite the bad weather, the festivities could not stop.
It was announced at the reception that the current director GO! Center Stijn Haegeman will leave the school in the Buizemontstraat from next school year and opt for a different challenge in Zwalm. Jolien Verspeeten will take over from 1 September.