UCC Primary School Wins National Spelling Competition

The University of Cape Coast Primary School (UPS) has won the 2015 National Junior Graphic Fan Club Spelling Competition which was organised by the Graphic Communications Group Limited in Accra.

Represented by Joshuana Buerkor Nartey, Lord Awingur and Gilbert Kofi Eduah, the UPS defeated six other basic schools in the country to be crowned winners.  With 63 points, UPS beat Falsyd Foundation School in the finals held in Accra.

Kabore Basic School from Ho in the Volta Region placed third with 28 points and the Family Life International School in Accra took the fourth position with 15 points.

For winning the contest, each of the three contestants from UPS had a Play Station Four, a bank account with GHȻ300 donated by Ecobank Ghana Limited. Each contestant also received an Oxford Dictionary, souvenirs from Ecobank and MoneyGram, a carton of Peak Milk, a carton of Planet fruit drink and a Certificate of participation.

The competition formed part of activities to mark the 15th anniversary celebration of Junior Graphic.

In a related development, the UCC Primary School has presented the trophy they won to the Chief Executive of the Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly, Hon. Priscilla Arhin in her office. She commended the School for the positive image it has carved for itself in the Central Region and beyond. She added that “ you have proved to the nation that you are a great giant when it comes to quality basic education in Ghana.”