Brilliant Wesley Girls' High School student blows exams with all As in WASSCE

Brilliant Wesley Girls' High School student blows exams with all As in WASSCE

- A Wesley Girls' High School science student has obtained 8As after provisional results of the 2019 West African Senior Certificate Examination (WASSCE) was released

- The 17-year-old science student earned high scores in all subjects, including Elective Chemistry, Biology, and Elective Mathematics

- Newman Adwoa has become a national example for girls her age to aim at attaining higher laurels

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While students are expected to study hard to obtain the best grades during and after they complete school, scoring all As is an achievement that ought to be celebrated, and Nana Adwoa, a student from Wesley Girls finished WASSCE with 8As.

Despite the herculean challenge STEM subjects pose too many students, 17-year-old Nana Adwoa, pulled it off with 8As in all eight subjects including Elective Chemistry, Biology, Physics, and Elective Mathematics.

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And while the journey to obtaining this feat wasn’t easy, Newman Nana Adwoa makes it look like a walk in the park.

She has signaled that she wants to study at Ashesi University, one of Ghana’s globally revered engineering tertiary institutions. Or Massachusetts Institute as an alternative.

Brilliant Wesley Girls' High School student blows exams with all As in WASSCE
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‘‘I have always dreamt of being one of the most successful women globally, making an impact and leaving a legacy. I am from a strict and discipline Baptist home and growing up the Bible and my textbooks have been my best friends,’’ brilliant Nana Adwoa said of what inspired her result.

She continued: ‘‘My parents and grandmother always encouraged me to study and pass my papers and by the help of God I have passed my WASSCE with distinction.’’

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Nana Adwoa also attributed her unmatched grades to the support she received from her colleagues while in Wesley Girls' High School. And the constant firm instructions of her guardian, Samuel Wordui, who served as a great inspiration to her.

Certainly, Nana Adwoa has become a beaming light and source of positive guide for young girls her age to attain higher feats and make history worth celebrating.

In a related story, following the release of provisional results of candidates who wrote the West African Senior Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in 2019, Sarpong Akosua Darkwa, a brilliant schoolgirl has obtained remarkable scores with distinction.

Sarpong Akosua Darkwa, a student from Holy Child High School, scored all As in all eight subjects including Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Elective and Core Mathematics, Integrated Science, Social Studies, and English Language.

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