Tepa Senior High School in the Ashanti region at Tepa of the Ahafo Ano North district has emerged as the highest performers in the 2020 WASSCE in the Ashanti Region, the Ghana Education Service (GES) announced Wednesday.
The Minister for Education, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum following the outstanding performance of the school Monday presented citations to Authorities of Tepa SHS and other 11 Senior High Schools in the Ashanti region for excelling in the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
The citations went to the 10 % out of the 135 SHS in the Ashanti region who scored the highest marks cumulatively in eight subjects from A1 to C6.
The presentation which took place at the Golden Bean Hotel in Kumasi was aimed at motivating the schools to continue working hard to improve their fortunes and the development of the nation’s human resources.
According to the Ghana Education Service, the maiden award presentations of the citations will be replicated in the fifteen (15) other regions to motivate teaching and learning in our schools.
Per the criteria for ranking the best 2020 WASSCE school, Tepa Senior High School emerged the first, followed by St. Louis, Toase SHS, Kumasi High, Ghana Muslim Mission SHS, and Prempeh College.
The rest were Wesley Girls, TI Amass- Kumasi, Opoku Ware School, Pentecost SHS-Kumasi, Mankranso SHS, and Osei Adutwum SHS taking the 12th position.