3 Ghanaian Female Students Win WAEC Excellence Award
Three female students from Wesley Girls’ High School, Cape Coast, Ghana have received the West African Examination Council, WAEC, excellence award for their outstanding performance during the May / June 2015 SSCE.
According to the council, these three award winning candidates namely Jessica Quaye (first prize), Ruth Ewura-Ama Awadzi (second prize) and Danielle Amo-Mensah (third prize) all scored A1 in all of the subjects they wrote.
Meanwhile, Jessica Quaye also cart home the Augustus Bandele Oyediran Award as the overall best candidate in West Africa.
They emerged overall best students out of about 1,883,775 students who sat for the examination in Nigeria, Gambia, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Ghana.
This was made known during the 6th annual meeting of WAEC which began on Tuesday, March 15th and ended on Friday March 18th, 2016 in Accra, Ghana.
The President of Ghana, John Mahama, in his speech at the event, described WAEC as a dominant global brand which conducts credible examinations across West Africa.
Mahama further commended the board members and members of staff of the council for their commitment to excellence.
He expressed pleasure over the council’s commencement of the Basic Education Certificate Examination for private candidates in Ghana.