- A Wesley Girls' High School science student, Nana Adwoa, has obtained eight As after provisional results of the 2019 WASSCE was released
- The 17-year-old science student earned high scores in all subjects including elective chemistry, biology and elective mathematics
- Adwoa has become a national example for girls her age to aim at attaining higher laurels
While students are expected to study hard to obtain the best grades during and after they complete school, scoring all As is an achievement that ought to be celebrated. Nana Adwoa, a student from Wesley Girls, finished West African Senior Certificate Examination (WASSCE) with eight As.
Despite the herculean challenge STEM subjects pose to many students, 17-year-old Nana Adwoa, pulled it off with eight As in all eight subjects including elective chemistry, biology, physics and elective mathematics.
And while the journey to obtaining this feat wasn’t easy, Adwoa makes it look like a walk in the park.
The young girl has signaled that she wants to study at Ashesi University, one of Ghana’s globally revered engineering tertiary institutions. Or Massachusetts Institute as an alternative.
‘‘I have always dreamt of being one of the successful women in the world, making an impact and leaving a legacy. I am from a strict and discipline Baptist home and growing up the Bible and my text books have been my best friends,’’ brilliant Nana Adwoa said of what inspired her result.
She continued: ‘‘My parents and grandmother always encouraged me to study and pass my papers and by the help of God I have passed my WASSCE with distinction.’’
Adwoa also attributed her unmatched grades to the support she received from her colleagues while in Wesley Girls' High School. And the constant firm instructions of her guardian, Samuel Wordui, who served as a great inspiration to her.
Certainly, the young girl has become a beaming light and source of positive guide for young girls her age to attain higher feats and make history worth celebrating.
In a related story, 16-year-old girl identified as Ugboaja Chizobam Stephany emerged as one of the best West African Examination Council (WAEC) candidate of 2019 after scoring As in all subjects including data processing, mathematics, further mathematics, physics, chemistry, English and biology.
Chizobam who hails from Imo state and will be graduating from a school in Port Harcourt has reportedly been offered 100% scholarship to study abroad by a Nigerian living in diaspora.
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