Ghanaian Lady who Scored 8As in WASSCE Called to the Bar; Shares Success Story

Ghanaian Lady who Scored 8As in WASSCE Called to the Bar; Shares Success Story

  • Ernestina Obboh Botchwey achieved 8As in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) at Sekondi College
  • As the Best Graduating Student of her school in 2013, she went ahead to further her education at the University of Ghana
  • Botchwey has celebrated being called to the Bar at the Ghana School of Law as she shared her success story

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A University of Ghana alumna, Ernestina Obboh Botchwey, who obtained 8As in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), has been called to the Bar in Ghana.

Botchwey completed Sekondi College and achieved straight As in WASSCE, becoming the first student to clock the feat in the 70-year history of the school.

She furthered her education at the University of Ghana and later went ahead to study law at the Ghana School of Law.

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Ghanaian Lady who Scored 8As in WASSCE Called to the Bar
Ghanaian Lady who Scored 8As in WASSCE Called to the Bar; Shares Success Story Photo credit: Ernestina Obboh Botchwey
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Completing Sekondi College

''So in 2013, I graduated from Sekondi college as the first student to obtain 8As in WASSCE and was adjudged the Second Best WASSCE candidate in the Western Region of Ghana,'' she recalled.

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In December 2020, Botchwey was called to the Bar in Ghana.

''Today, I have completed the University of Ghana, the Ghana School of Law, and have been called to the Ghana Bar.''

Celebrated by alma mater

Her alma mater, Sekondi College, honoured her with a Meritorious Award for being the first student to earn such excellent grades.

''Eight years after completing SHS and 70 years of Sekondi College's existence, I was called by my school to receive a meritorious award for having achieved such excellent grades in the history of the school,'' she said.

Botchwey admitted that earning 8As in WASSCE have opened several doors for her. She shared her journey in a Facebook post to inspire scores of people.

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Son Flaunts His Mom who Sold Bread to Pay His Fees at University

Meanwhile, a photo of a young man who decided to show gratitude to his mother as he graduated from university has warmed the hearts of netizens on social media.

In the frame sighted by YEN.com.gh, the young man poses with his mother, who ekes a living from selling bread.

The young man's mother reportedly financed his education at the university with money from her business. And he decided to eulogise her on the occasion of his graduation.

Source: Yen

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