The Chief Executive Officer of St Andrews Schools who doubles as the Central Regional NDC chairman, Professor Richard Kofi Asiedu has initiated an Award scheme to celebrate and recognize the Best Business Student at the Swedru Senior High school in the Central region of Ghana.
The Award Scheme was brought to light during the school’s 64th Anniversary this very year to reward best- performing Business Student with respect to refined aggregate score in WASSCE.
Prof.Kofi Asiedu who is an old student of the school, made it categoricallly clear that the Award Scheme seeks to reward Brilliant Business Student who will emerged the Best Student among his/her colleague Students in the Wassce.
He further stated that,since education is the greatest investment in people’s lives the, Best emerging Business student will receive 1000 Dollars annually to push the persona to continue his/her education.
Professor.Richard Kofi Asiedu was the Guest speaker representing his year group of 1993(O Level) for this year’s 64th anniversary with the theme dubbed “Semper Cum Optimis: Our Heritage, Self dependence and Hope for the future.
This year’s 64th anniversary of the school was hosted by Joint year group of the School: 1973,1983,1993,2003 and 2013 year groups.
Prof.Asiedu used the opportunity to admonished all students to be law abiding and be in the blue books of their studies as it is the pathway to become successful in life.
The Swedru Senior High School (SWESCO) is the first Ghana Education Trust (GET) school established by the first President of Ghana, Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah, in 1959.
The mission of the school is to provide quality education and inculcate in students values that engender good moral character, integrity and empowers them to be responsible citizens after school.
The operation of the school took off with an initial enrolment of 187 students in 1959, made up of 118 form one students and 69 students picked from other schools to start form two. Since then, the intake of students has continued to increase progressively, with the current total student enrolment at 3,136, made up of 910 form three students, 905 form two students and 1,321 newly placed first year students.
Currently, programmes offered in the school are General Arts, General Science, Business, Agriculture, Home Economics and Visual Arts.
With the motto ‘Semper cum Optimis,’ a Latin expression meaning ‘Always with the best’, Swesco has maintained its credible performance particularly in the West African Secondary School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE), making it the best senior high school (SHS) among the eight high schools in the Agona area.
By Lawrence odoom/Ghanaxpress.com