- Carlos Calony, a former student of Sogakofe Senior High School in Ghana, was adjudged the 2021/2022 Overall Best Student in Journalism at the 2023 UniMAC graduation
- The media personality attributed his academic success to God and thanked those who supported him as he announced the achievement online
- Netizens who trooped the comments section of the posts praised Calony over his accomplishment
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A Ghanaian media personality, Carlos Calony, has graduated as the 2021/2022 Overall Best Journalism Student from the University of Media, Arts and Communication (UniMAC).
The Sogakofe Senior High School alumnus disclosed online that he had to balance work, social events, family, worship, and studies. Still, he triumphed over the difficulties.
Carlos Calony recalls making sacrifices
In a Facebook post, he made the achievement public, saying he made sacrifices to excel.
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''I pushed through it all, sacrificing and even making some people uncomfortable. But here I am, achieving what first seemed impossible four years ago,'' he recalled.
Carlos Calony credits God for the academic milestone
The media personality, shortlisted for the coveted 2022 BBC Komla Dumor Award, admitted that he felt like giving up at some moments. He credited God for the milestone and thanked those who supported his journey after making it.
''This journey has taught me valuable lessons and skills that will serve me well as a professional journalist. I remain grateful to UniMAC-GIJ for the opportunity and the recognition,'' he said.
Loved ones and online users have lavished compliments on Calony over his historic achievement.
See his post below:
Facebook reactions to Calony's achievement
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James Kwaku Asante posted:
You deserve it, Carlos. Glory be to God.
Carlos A. Calony replied:
James Kwaku Asante, Sir, I remain indebted to you in particular and the entire faculty for this honor done me. I appreciate it. Thank you so much, Doc.
Ike Tandoh said:
Carlos A Calony replied:
Ike Tandoh thank you, Doc. I look forward to making you 'prouder' at the MA level.
Benny Benson posted:
Divine Kpe commented:
Congratulations, bro. Proud of you
Carlos A. Calony replied:
Divine Kpe thank you, my boss.
Edem Fui Avevor said:
Salihu Shu'aibu Sadauki said:
Wiayuka Jamaldeen reacted:
Congratulations, my boss. Glad our paths crossed. Let's conquer the world.
James Agbodzakey commented:
Akua Sefakor said:
Congratulations, brother. All glory and honor to Jehovah belong.
Prince Dogbey reacted:
Congratulations, bro. The BBC standard.
Former Benkum SHS student with 3.86 GPA named valedictorian of UniMAC
Still on education, YEN.com.gh reported that a Ghanaian woman named Gwendy Tetteh emerged as the graduate school's valedictorian during the 2023 Congregation of the University of Media, Arts and Communication (UniMAC).
The Benkum Senior High School alumnus received a Master of Arts in Public Relations degree and was named the Overall Best Graduating Student of her year group with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.86.
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