- Dr. Boniface Mensah won four out of the fifteen awards
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The 2017 graduation of medical students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) was headlined by the brilliance of one Boniface Mensah who walked home with the best student accolade.
The young man after winning the Dean’s Prize for the best student in the MBChB programme, scooped a further three awards after again lifting the J.W. Acheampong prize for best student in Junior and Senior Clerkship in Medicine, Ben Baffoe-Bonnie prize for best student in Child Health and the Addo Kufour prize for best student in Internal Medicine.
Dr. Boniface Mensah had his education in the Ashanti Region, where he schooled at the Good Shepherd R/C primary and JHS.
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He then furthered his secondary school education at the Opoku Ware Senior High School, also in the Ashanti Region.
Last Saturday the KNUST organised a graduation ceremony for the 2017 batch of students from the medical school, Dental school and the school of Veterinary Medicine, with graduands being sworn in as medical doctors.
Dr. Boniface Mensah emerged as the overall best student in the MB ChB programme, and also won four awards from the 15 available.
Other notable winners on the day were Anita Osabutey and Abigail Omane who also won four awards each at the ceremony.