Three Ghanaian students sweep WAEC Int’l awards
Three Ghanaian students who participated in the May/June 2013 West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) have swept all the three prestigious awards for the best performing students in the annual examinations.
In a statement signed by Abiodun Aduloju, Head of WAEC’s Public Affairs Department at International Office, Accra, Ghana, the three Ghanaian students emerged winners of the award out of the 2,109,122 candidates that sat for the examination in Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria and Liberia.
“The Council honoured three candidates with the WAEC International Excellence Award for their outstanding performance in the May/June 2013 WASSCE. They are Miss Ivy Ama Mannoh (1st Prize), Miss Rhoda Adu-Boafo (2nd Prize) and Master Mwinmaarong Lucio Dery (3rd Prize).
The statement added
that the Augustus Bandele Oyediran Award for the Best Candidate in West Africa in the May/June 2013 WASSCE also went to Miss Ivy Ama Mannoh.
Also, the Distinguished Friend of Council award was conferred on V. A. V. James, a Sierra Leonean and former Head of the Freetown Office of WAEC, in recognition of his contribution to the development of education.
Meanwhile, the Council has elected Dr. Alhaji Mohamed Kamara, the leader of Sierra Leonean delegate to the 62nd annual meeting of the council, as the Vice-Chairman for one year tenure. Kamara succeeded Baboucarr Bouy of The Gambia.