Senior high schools in Ghana are known to have produced some prominent African leaders and one such school is an all-female institution, Holy Child School.
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Also known as Angel’s Hill or Holico, the school is situated in Cape Coast and was founded by the Society of the Holy Child Jesus (SHCJ) in 1946.
Holy Child School is highly ranked amongst schools in and outside Ghana. The school has trained some of the country’s most notable personalities.
The school churned out the best overall female student in the 2003 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (SSSCE).
YEN.com.gh has compiled images of Hopsans who have become high-achieving women and continue to accomplish significant feats in various capacities.
1.Anna Bossman. Ghana’s Ambassador to France.
2. Actress Nikki Samonas
3. Aseye. Medical doctor and TV Host.
4. Prof. Nana Aba Amfo. Pro-Vice-Chancellor, University of Ghana.
5. Akosua Agyapong. Music Icon.
6. Kokui Selormey. Opera Singer and TV Host.
7. Joyce Bamford-Addo. First Female Speaker of Parliament.
In another story, while senior high schools are known to have produced some of Ghana’s most prominent personalities, many are still clinching to their past glory.
Achimota School, for instance, has educated many African leaders, including Kwame Nkrumah, Edward Akufo-Addo, Jerry John Rawlings, and John Evans Atta Mills, all of whom are former Heads of State of Ghana.
Many other senior high schools have produced notable people who are contributing enormously to the country’s development.
Some of these schools continue to take pride in the past days when their school used to perform.
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