- Bright Korbla Alornyo, formerly of Achimota School, has been crowned winner of the maiden edition of the Ghana-Peru Art Contest
- The event was held as part of activities to commemorate the 200th independence anniversary celebration of the Republic of Peru
- Alornyo received the award at a ceremony held at The Great Hall of the University of Ghana, Legon, on November 30
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A former student of Achimota School, Bright Korbla Alornyo, has triumphed over other contestants to win the maiden edition of the Ghana-Peru Art Contest held at the University of Ghana.
The Embassy of Peru in Ghana Wednesday, July 28, 2021, launched the Ghana-Peru Arts Contest as part of activities to mark the 200th independence anniversary celebration of the Republic of Peru.
The award ceremony was later held at the Great Hall of the University of Ghana, Legon, on November 30, 2021.
Alornyo defeated 31 other shortlisted contestants to win the coveted prize. He has been celebrated by his alma mater on social media for making himself and the school proud.
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Meanwhile, dignitaries present at the Ghana-Peru Art Contest included His Excellency Abel Antonio Cárdenas Tuppia, Ambassador of Peru to Ghana, Sam Zacca from the Honorary Consulate of Peru in Ghana, Dr Joanna Boampong, Director of the Centre for Latin American Studies, the University of Ghana, as well as the renowned Honorable Ghassan Antoine Yared.
Ghanaian Lady Graduates as Valedictorian with 8 Awards from UHAS
Meanwhile, Elizabeth Naa Abiana Morton swept a record of eight academic prizes out of 13 categories as she graduated from the School of Medicine of the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS).
The Ghanaian student also graduated as the 2021 valedictorian during the university’s sixth congregation on November 12 in Sokode-Lokoe in the Volta Region of Ghana.
Morton bagged the Best Graduating Female Student award in Community Medicine.
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