Top WAEC Orphan Student Receives Full Sponsorship to Tertiary Institution

the Director General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), has pledged to sponsor the tertiary education of Akosua Adjei Boateng, an exceptional student who achieved 8As in the 2023 West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE). Despite her outstanding performance, financial constraints prevented her from pursuing further education.

Top WAEC  Orphan Student Receives Full Sponsorship to Tertiary Institution

 Dr. Eric Nkansah, the Director General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), has pledged to sponsor the tertiary education of Akosua Adjei Boateng, an exceptional student who achieved remarkable results in the 2023 West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE), making 8As.

Akosua Adjei Boateng, a former student of Juaso Senior High Technical School in Juaso-Ashanti, emerged as the best student in the technical program category, securing 8As. Despite her outstanding performance, financial constraints prevented her from pursuing further education.

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During the WAEC Distinction Awards, Dr. Nkansah publicly announced his intention to support Akosua’s educational journey. He stated on Facebook, “I will be sponsoring Akosua’s tertiary education so she can study the course of her choice. As a native of Juaso, I was proud to learn that Akosua Adjei Boateng excelled as the overall best student in the Technical program.”

Dr. Nkansah expressed his concern for Akosua’s situation as an orphan and emphasized his belief in her potential. “Hearing that Akosua, after securing 8As, has been unable to continue her education at the tertiary level due to financial constraints saddened me. I am convinced Akosua will excel in her tertiary education, and I am humbled to be a part of it.”

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Following his announcement, Dr. Nkansah promptly arranged a meeting with Akosua and her family members to discuss the details of the sponsorship. “Later that day, I hosted Akosua, her immediate family, and the Head of Juaso Senior High Technical School in my office to understand her career choices and next steps further,” he revealed.

Akosua Adjei Boateng revealed her aspiration to become a civil engineer,