KNUST: Second-Year Student Abena Oteng-Abayie Wins Bronze At 2023 Commonwealth Essay Competition

KNUST: Second-Year Student Abena Oteng-Abayie Wins Bronze At 2023 Commonwealth Essay Competition

  • A second-year KNUST student has won a bronze medal at the 2023 Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition
  • Abena Oteng-Abayie received the honour after placing third in the prestigious contest and putting Ghana on the world map again
  • Students of the Kumasi-based institution and online users have reacted to her astounding achievement

Abena Oteng-Abayie, a second-year Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) student, has emerged as a bronze medalist at the 2023 Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition.

The BSc Chemical Engineering learner clinched the third position out of 34,924 contestants who participated from 50 African countries.

Photos of Abena Oteng-Abayie.
Second-year KNUST student Abena Oteng-Abayie wins Bronze at 2023 Commonwealth Essay contest. Photo credit: @VOICE_of_KNUST.
Source: Twitter

Oteng-Abayie has received praises from online users after Voice of KNUST (@VOICE_of_KNUST) made public the achievement via Twitter, now X.

She appeared in a dress and long braids in the photo accompanying the post. Her look featured a broad smile.

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How young students and Ghanaians reacted to the achievement of Abena Oteng-Abayie

Many could not hide their excitement as they lavished her with praises for winning the Queen's prize.

@bmessknust stated:

A big win for KNUST.

@knust_gesa commented:

Congratulations to Abena Oteng-Abayie.

@a_derll said:

Congratulations to her!

@FayahWanny posted:

Congratulations to her.

@AgentOfLaugh7 reacted:

Congratulations to her.

@themenaoye mentioned:

Congratulations, girl.

@MensahN2000 commented:

Congrats, my dear lady.

@Owuraqu_filip indicated:

Wow, congratulations, Abena.

@precious_fosu said:

Congratulations, sweet sister… always making the Oteng family proud.

@KKY230 indicated:

Where are the Legon people? Have they seen what going to a good school feels like? Brains are working at Tech.

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