- A Ghanaian high school student got a standing ovation after giving out her awarded scholarship worth $40,000 (GHc 230k) back to her school administration
- Verda Tetteh explained that her mom went to a community college because she could not afford it, and she hoped her scholarship would help a more deserving student
- Social media users praised her for her kind gesture and encouraged people to emulate that kind of kindness
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A young Ghanaian high school graduate in the United States has donated her general exceptional performance reward worth $40,000 to a more needy student.
While accepting the scholarship reward for her exceptional performance, Verda Tetteh told her teachers and fellow students that her mother went to a community college because she could not afford it.
For that same reason, she offered her scholarship back to the school administration to offer it to a more needy student who will be going to community college.
Her video went viral and was shared on various platforms, among them Today USA.
Here are some of the comments from the post:
"What a beautiful act of kindness! This young lady will go far in life! Kudos to her and her parents for bringing up such a caring individual!"
"What a generous and giving heart. Her parents must be so very proud."
"How generous and kind! How inspirational, and I wish her all good things in the future."
"Leaders are born every day. I don’t know about you, but a future with young heroes like her looks bright."
"What an act. I truly believe she will go far in life. Inspired."
"I would love to hear how both of them are doing in 4 to 5 years. I hope it works out the best for both of them.. it is a hard road to pay for college while going to college."
In other news, the Supreme Court of Ghana has annulled the High Court injunction on the #FixtheCountry demonstration that had earlier been scheduled to take place several weeks ago.
This was with the help of three young, bold, courageous, and passionate lawyers, one of whom shared their picture in a post that is fast gathering massive reactions on Twitter.
On his personal handle, @KNOGhartey, the lawyer whose real name is Kenneth Ghartey indicated in the caption of the picture that they will help fix the country by winning cases in court for the movement.
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