- Amanor Yohunor of Ghana Senior High School Koforidua, GHANAS, has emerged as the winner of the 2021 National Essay Competition
- The brilliant girl defeated competition from two other opponents to win the 2021 ultimate cash prize of US$5,000 (GHc32,000+)
- The first and second runners-up took home US$3,000 and US$2000 respectively, culminating in an educational grant of US$10,000 for the three finalists
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A brilliant student, Amanor Yohunor of Ghana Senior High School Koforidua, GHANAS, has emerged as the winner of the 2021 National Essay Competition.
She clinched the trophy by defying competition from her contenders Michael Kissi Asrifi from Presbyterian Boys' Senior High School, Legon, and Adamu Ayishatu from Presbyterian Senior High Technical School, Aburi, who won the first runner-up and second runner-up respectively.
For her winning prize, Yohunor received US$5,000 while Michael Kissi Asrifi and Adamu Ayishatu took home US$3,000 and US$2000 respectively, culminating in an educational grant of US$10,000 from UBA Ghana.
Announcing the winners at a ceremony in Accra, the Deputy Managing Director of UBA Ghana, Sylvia Inkoom sent out plaudits to all 10 finalists.
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The Minister of Education, Dr Osei Yaw Adutwum indicated in a speech read on his behalf that he had been informed about the prize package of GHc66,500 for the top three winners.
Each of the 10 finalists received a UBA branded laptop and certificate of participation.
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The Spelling Bee 2022: Ghanaian N’Adom Darko-Asare Wins Competition
YEN.com.gh previously reported that a pupil of DPS International Ghana, N’Adom Darko-Asare, has been crowned the winner of the 2022 Spelling Bee competition.
Darko-Asare, 10, defeated competition from two other brilliant finalists to clinch the 2022 trophy, inking her name in the 14-year history book of the spelling contest.
She navigated her way through the first round, which witnessed a total of 115 contestants, becoming one of the three finalists in the 12th round.
Former Student of Achimota School Wins Art Contest
Meanwhile, 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.
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