Management of the University Basic School has presented an award the School won at the Star Life Ghana Blooming Minds Young Writers Competition to the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Professor Francisca Dora Edu-Buandoh.
The University Junior High School was represented by Dzisenu Edoh-Torgah, a JHS 1 pupil in the competition. For her prize she received a cash prize of GH ¢2, 000 and some educational materials.
Star Life Ghana Blooming Minds Young Writers Award is an annual competition designed to raise young African leaders by recognizing and rewarding children with creative writing, short stories and poetry in Ghana and Nigeria.
There were 187 entries nationwide, the University Junior High School recorded the highest entries and emerged winners.
University Junior High School Management’s Remarks
Presenting the award, the Headmistress of the University Junior High School, Mrs. Kate Frimpong, said that the success was a collective effort of tutors of the kindergarten through the primary level to the Junior High level as well as parents of the student.
Pro Vice-Chancellor’s Remarks
The Pro Vice-Chancellor, on behalf of the University congratulated the Management of the Junior High School on this great achievement. She expressed her heartfelt gratitude to the teachers for their efforts and added that “This is an example of what you stand to achieve if you work hard”.
Prof. Edu-Buandoh encouraged the award winner to continue writing and also motivate her friends to emulate her example so that they would not only win awards but to help improve on their writing dexterity.
Senior Members Present
Present at the presentation ceremony were the; Director of Academic Affairs, Mr. Jeff Teye Onyame; Director of Legal, Consular and General Services, Mr. Moses Abnory and Assistant Director, Public Relations and Protocol Section, Mr. Felix Adu-Poku.
The delegation of senior members from the University Junior High School was the Headteacher of University Primary Mrs. Georgina Aglobitse; Headmaster of Basic School Annex, Mr. Victor Fiifi Addison and Assistant Head Master of the Primary School, Mr. Foster Quarshie.