The top scoring WASCE and BECE students in his constituency have received assistance from Hon. Nicholas Amankwah, the Member of Parliament for Wassa Amenfi East Constituency in the Western region, to start their second cycle and tertiary education.
The Amenfi East Legislator promised to assist junior high and senior high school pupils who earned an overall score of 6 to 15 on the Basic Education Certificate Exam last year.
The MP said that this is in accordance with his vision to ensure that Pupils are encouraged to achieve excellent marks in his speech at the 66th Ghana Independence Day commemoration on Monday at Basanyin Basic School Park.
The MP also pledged the Wassa Amenfi Paramount Chief of his readiness of reroofing the Basanyin Basic school to signify this year’s independence celebration at the school venue.
Some 4 selected best-performing students were given Gh¢1000 each, totalling Gh¢4000 from the MP’s personal funding, as an initiative by the MP to improve BECE results in the constituency.
All the students had gained admission to various senior high tertiary schools in the country.
Hon. Nicholas Amankwah also awarded hardworking teachers in Amenfi East.
The two awardees received a brand new laptop each and certificate.
The award program honors exceptional teachers for their outstanding work and ground-breaking initiatives that have improved and changed the lives of students.
The MP, who is known as Home Boy, claims that students will be inspired to do well on their BECE exams next year by knowing that the MP will congratulate them when they succeed.
Hon. Nicholas Amankwah also praised the Amenfi East Education directorate for the arrangements done concerning choosing the finest pupils from the municipality.
In a brief interview on the sidelines, some of the kids thanked the honorable MP for continuing to promote education in the district.
Source: Ghanatodayonline.com/Kaakyire Kwasi Afari