Ghana’s Minister for Education, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum Monday presented citations to 12 Senior High Schools in the Ashanti region whose students performed outstandingly in the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination.
The citations went to the 10 % out of the 135 Senior High Schools (SHSs) in the Ashanti region who scored the highest marks cumulatively in eight subjects from A1 to C6 in the immediate past WASSCE for School exams.
The presentation which took place at the Golden Beam Hotel Dr Adutwum said was aimed at motivating the schools to continue working hard to improve their fortunes and the development of the nation’s human manpower resources.
Currently, the top-performing school in the Ashanti region is Tepa SHS followed by Saint Louis, Toase SHS, Kumasi High, Ghana Muslim Mission SHS, and Prempeh College.
The rest are Wesley Girls, TI Amass, Opoku Ware School, Pentecost SHS, Mankranso SHS, and Osei Adutwum SHS established by the Education Minister and handed over to the government.