Three Ghanaian Students Awarded at the WAEC International Excellence Award at Sierra Leone  

picture of three Ghanaian students awarded by WAEC

Three Ghanaian students achieved remarkable success as they were honored at the prestigious WAEC International Excellence Awards held in Sierra Leone. The ceremony took place during the 72nd Annual Council Meeting in Freetown, Sierra Leone, on Tuesday, 19th March 2024. This event served as a platform to celebrate academic excellence and recognize the outstanding achievements of students from across member countries of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC).

The recipients of these esteemed awards are as follows;

  1. Amo-Kodieh Leonard Kofi Marton from St James Seminary Senior High School emerged as the Overall Best Student, showcasing exceptional academic prowess and dedication to excellence.
  2. Dzandu Selorm, representing Labone Senior High School, secured the Second place, demonstrating commendable academic performance and commitment to scholarly pursuits.
  3. Daniel Asenso-Gyambibi, also from St James Seminary Senior High School, attained the Third place, exhibiting outstanding academic achievements and determination in his studies.

The WAEC International Excellence Awards for WASCCE (West African Senior School Certificate Examination) for School Candidates are bestowed upon the top three candidates from member countries participating in the WASSCE. These member countries include the Gambia, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Ghana. The recognition of Ghanaian students among the recipients signifies the nation’s commitment to academic excellence and the high standards upheld in its educational system.

Among the personalities present was the Director General, Dr. Eric Nkansah of the Ghana Education Service, the Head teachers of St James Seminary Senior High School and Labone Senior High School, the three awardees, among others

GES - Director General and others at the WAEC award conference
GES – Director General , the awardees and others at the WAEC award conference

Heartfelt congratulations were extended to Leonard, Selorm, and Daniel for their remarkable achievements. Their exceptional performances have brought great pride to Ghana, reflecting the nation’s dedication to nurturing talent and fostering academic excellence among its youth.

These prestigious awards serve as a demonstration of relentless hard work, unwavering dedication, and collaborative efforts of the students, teachers, and educational institutions involved. Behind every successful student, there is a team of supportive educators and mentors who have played a pivotal role in guiding and inspiring them towards success. The Management of the Ghana Education Service (GES) extends its commendations to all teachers for their tireless commitment to excellence and their invaluable contributions to the academic development of students.

The recognition bestowed upon Leonard, Selorm, and Daniel is not only a celebration of their individual achievements but also a reflection of the collective commitment to academic excellence within Ghana’s educational landscape. Their success serves as inspiration and motivation for future generations of students, encouraging them to strive for excellence and reach new heights in their academic pursuits, stated by Dr. Eric Nkansah – Director General, GES.

picture of Dr. Eric Nkansah with one of the Ghanaian awardees and others
Dr. Eric Nkansah with one of the Ghanaian awardees and others

As Ghana celebrates the remarkable accomplishments of these outstanding students, it reaffirms its commitment to providing quality education and creating an enabling environment where students can thrive and realize their full potential. Through continued collaboration, dedication, and support, Ghana aims to nurture a generation of future leaders and scholars who will contribute positively to the nation’s development and global progress.

The achievements of Leonard, Selorm, and Daniel at the WAEC International Excellence Awards exemplify the spirit of academic excellence and the commitment to success that embodies the Ghanaian educational system. Their accomplishments serve as a source of pride and inspiration for the nation, highlighting the limitless possibilities that await Ghana’s bright and talented youth on the global stage.

GH Educate congratulates these three students for their remarkable performance in the recently concluded WASSCE, which has also elevated Ghana’s standing on the global stage.

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