- A video of a Wesley Girls' High School student crying on the day of her graduation has gone viral
- The girl shed tears as she was praised for the impact she made during her tenure as a prefect
- Her mother expressed joy that she and her twin sister, who both attended Wesley Girls' had made her proud
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A student of Wesley Girls' High School who sat for the 2023 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) could not contain her tears during her graduation ceremony.
The TikTok video that has since gone viral and was shared by her mother showed the adorable moment the beautiful girl who doubled as a prefect was being commended for her exemplary leadership as a student.
Dressed in a graduation robe, the fresh SHS graduate, overcome with emotion, wiped tears off her cheeks as she was showered with praises.
Her twin sister, mother and other relatives also joined her as they took pictures to mark the memorable occasion.
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Expressing delight, her mother, in the caption, thanked her two daughters for making her proud.
She also commended the government for introducing the Free Senior High School programme.
"Congratulations to you my wonderful daughter's for making me proud . May the grace of God continue to be with you . one step at a time . Thank you Addo Dankwah for making free education possible and accessible" she wrote.
At the time of writing the report, the video had gathered over 1,000 likes and 2,000 views.
Watch the video
Abstain from social vices
YEN.com.gh reached out to a respected educationist, Mr Daniel Fenyi, who advised fresh graduates to refrain from activities that would not benefit them, especially as they are home.
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"SHS graduates should abstain from the get-money-quick syndrome. At their age, there's no need building a house, owning a car, buying expensive dresses, etc. The vision should be to pass their WASSCE and proceed to the tertiary. Anything outside this can be life threatening"
He also admonished parents to be responsible by providing for the needs of these graduates.
"Parents should be ready to provide what their children need. They should give the children financial, psychological, emotional and social support".
KASS students celebrate after WASSCE
Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that students at Anglican Senior High School, Kumasi (KASS), were in a jubilant mood after they wrote the final paper of the 2023 West African Senior School Certificate Examination.
A video showed the moment one of the students carrying a metal trunk decided to lead the celebration.
He did this by performing Cristiano Ronaldo's goal celebration multiple times, much to the delight of other students who urged him on by shouting Siuu.
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SHS graduate wants to be slay queen
Also, another SHS graduate has got people talking on social media after she opened up about her plans after school.
The graduate of Frafraha Community Senior High (FACOSH) said she would want to live a lavish lifestyle by becoming a slay queen.
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