- University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa's 2021 best graduating female Mining Engineering student has recently opened up about her achievement
- Ellen Essien revealed that she completed her bachelor's degree with a first-class honours
- Newmont Ghana acknowledged her academic laurels and awarded her with a cash prize of $1000 (Ghc6,133), a laptop and a chance to have her national service with them
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Ellen Essien, a gorgeous recent graduate from the University of Mines and Technology has taken to social media to announce her academic achievement.
On her LinkedIn timeline, she shared that on Saturday, November 20, 2021, she completed her tertiary education and bagged a first-class honours in Mining Engineering.
In addition to her feat, she emerged as the best performing female mining engineering student of the 2021 year group.
"On Saturday, November 20, 2021, I graduated from the University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa with First Class Honours in Bsc. Mining Engineering.
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I also emerged as the best performing female mining engineering student in my batch of graduates."
Ellen received a cash prize of $1000 (Ghc6,133) from Newmont Ghana as well as a laptop and a chance to have her national service with them.
The brilliant young lady thanked all who played a role in her academic journey.
"Special gratitude also goes to my family, all lecturers at the UMAT Mining Engineering Department and all my friends.
I dedicate this feat to all females striving hard to make it in the Sciences."
Ellen in an interview with YEN.com.gh shared how it feels to have such a great academic achievement;
"It feels really good and fulfilling to have my years of hard work and commitment pay off. This goes to prove that all one need is the will to succeed and the readiness to put in the work and you are good to go", she said.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Samuel Edem Kodzo Tetteh, a vibrant Ghanaian young man recently took to social media to announce that he graduated as the overall best student at the 13th congregation of the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa.
The brilliant young man shared on his LinkedIn timeline that he pursued a bachelor's degree in Geological Engineering and his Cumulative Weighted Average (CWA) was 91.45.
He added that he won the Vice Chancellor's award and the Ghana Institute of Geoscientists awards for being the overall best graduating student.
Samuel went ahead to express his gratitude to his family and friends and well as his course mates for the diverse ways they contributed to his success.
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