Minister for Education commends 2023 WASSCE overall best students

The Minister for Education, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, has honored the top three students of the 2023 West African Secondary School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) for their exceptional achievements.

The overall best three (3) students paid a courtesy visit to office, the Education Minister Dr. Adutwum who praised the students for their outstanding performance, urging them to continue excelling in their academic pursuits at the tertiary level.

He added that “life is a journey, you begin today, you work hard and by the time you realise you are up there.”

Dr Adutwum recommended two books to the International Award winners. “Research and read Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers which discusses the “Ten Thousand Hour Rule” and the Heroes Journey by Joseph Campbell, apart from the Bible, let these books guide you and you will climb to become the best in the world.”

The students, Amo-Kodieh Leonard Kofi Marton, Dzandu Selorm, and Daniel Asenso-Gyambibi, were recognized internationally at the 72nd Annual WAEC Council Meeting in Sierra Leone, where they stood out among 2,327,342 candidates. Each awardee received monetary prizes from the WAEC Endowment Fund.

Currently, Mr Amo-Kodieh and Mr Dzandu are reading Medicine at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology while Mr Asenso-Gyambibi is a Computer Engineering student at the Ashesi University.

 

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