The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has announced the winners of the 2022 WASSCE Distinction Awards. The ceremony to honour students who performed excellency in the examination was held at Sakyi Asare Menako-Hall on June 22, 2023.
Alex Opoku Manu, a former student of St James Seminary Senior High School (SHS) in Sunyani emerged as the best candidate for the 2022 edition of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination for School Candidates.
Alex Manu also emerged as the best candidate for the General Science programme. The announcement was made at the WAEC Distinction Awards ceremony organized by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) Ghana Office.
Four Programme Awards were also presented to the following winners:
1. Best candidate General Science – Alex Opoku Manu, St. James Seminary SHS, Sunyani
2. Best candidate General Arts – Mubarak Illiasu Danaa, T.I Ahmadiyya SHS, Kumasi
3. Best candidate Business – Ato Kwamena Quansah, Presbyterian Boys’ SHS, Legon
4. Best candidate Home Economics – Ewura Esi Adobea Otieku-Boadu, Cape Coast
In his remarks, the Director-General of Ghana Education Service (GES), Dr Eric Nkansah, who was the chairman of the 2022 WASSCE Distinction Awards ceremony commended all award winners and teachers.
The Distinction Awards ceremony for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination for School is an initiative of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) Endowment Fund (WEF). It is held annually to reward top performers in previous years WASSCE.
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) Endowment Fund (WEF) provides funds for awards to candidates with outstanding performance in the Council’s examinations at Senior High School (SHS) candidates.