The Adawso Presbyterian Junior High School has emerged winners of the 2nd Annual Quiz Competition organised by the E. Y. Darfour Foundation for Junior High Schools at Adawso in the Eastern Region.
The winning school was awarded with a brand new 14 inches Plasma Television with a cash of five hundred Ghana cedis (GH₵500.00) whiles the second School was given a prize of proactive graphic board with a cash of three hundred Ghana cedis (GH₵300.00). However, participants were given fifty cedis (GH₵50.00) each with learning materials and certificates of participation.
The overall best student, Sawudatu Musah from the Adawso Presby JHS walked away with a cash prize of One hundred Ghana cedis (GH₵100.00), a learning dictionary and a scientific calculator for her academic work.
Mr. Ernest Darfour the chairman of the E Y Darfour foundation said, as part of his activities one of the key aspect is the annual quiz competition which is being organized yearly for the basic schools at Adawso to promote education at the district level.
He said, the quiz brought out the weaknesses of the students, indicating that he found out that apart from the English language aspect, when the quiz master started with Maths and Science questions the participants began to have difficulties in answering the questions thereby bringing out their challenges and difficulties in area.
‘We will teach and train them to improve on their maths and science subjects’ Mr. Ernest Darfour the chairman of the E Y Darfour foundation promised.
Mr. Ernest Darfour, called for support from individuals, organizations, institutions and NGO’s to support his vision of promoting better education in the Akwapem-North District. He added that he plans to extend it to the second cycle schools if he gets sponsorship and donations from the corporate world.
Mr. Ernest Darfour advised the children to take their academic work seriously to enable them benefit from the government free senior high school policy.
Source: tnpnewsonline.com/ Gifty Antwi