Twenty-seven top-performing students from Ghanaian schools have received a total of forty-seven awards from the British Council in honor of their exceptional performance in the Cambridge International exams.
The ceremony took place at the Accra International Conference Centre in Ghana and was attended by the students, their families, school leaders, and teachers from the 82 British Council Partner Schools in the country.
Top achievers who received the Star Performer Awards are:
Joel Owuraku Nkrumah – from Angela Specialist School International with a record of 10 A-stars in IGSCE
Elisabeth Yetimget Demissie – from African Science Academy with a record three A-stars at the A-Level exams
Some of the other winners were:
Jash Prakash Shah, East Airport International School, IGCSE Accounting
Naana Ekua Adokua Annan– Galaxy International School, IGCSE Information and Communication Technology
Charisma Thania Ewurabena Egyirwaa Fabin, Ghana Christian International High School, GCE O Level English
Gabrielle Nartey, Delhi Private School International, IGSCE Literature in English
Two schools received The Best Performing Schools award:
Angels Specialist School International – Overall IGSCE School
African Science Academy– Overall A-Level School
The School Director, of Angels Specialist School, Mr. Joel Duncan Idun, was delighted to be recognized and noted that “We are exceptionally proud of the achievements of these dedicated students. Their awards are a testimony to the hard work put in by them and our teachers.”
Country Director for the British Council Ghana, Nii Doodo Dodoo commented: “The British Council Partner Schools community is a network of over 2000 educators across the world, including leaders of forward-thinking schools with an international outlook, and teachers committed to a modern, student-centered approach to teaching. Ours is a community that extends beyond the classroom to support parents and carers who want to improve the life chances of their children.”
“British Council Ghana has partnered with 82 schools, 120 school leaders, and 2500 teachers to bring the Cambridge qualification to young Ghanaians and I am proud of the accomplishments of the 33 award winners today.”