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Head of the class: Ghanaian student secures scholarship for university


HO, Ghana — Alexander Paa Kwesi Sam, a student at church-supported Sonrise Christian High School in this West African nation, received $500 toward his university entrance fees.
Of his classmates, Sam scored highest on the West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination, school administrators said. For the first time in school history, all of the school’s students who took the exam passed it.
Sam plans to study economics and mathematics at the University of Ghana, Legon. Church members Clarence and Valerie Richmond provided funds for the annual scholarship.
Alexander Paa Kwesi Sam, a student at church-supported Sonrise Christian High School in this West African nation, received $500 toward his university entrance fees.
Of his classmates, Sam scored highest on the West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination, school administrators said. For the first time in school history, all of the school’s students who took the exam passed it.
Sam plans to study economics and mathematics at the University of Ghana, Legon. Church members Clarence and Valerie Richmond provided funds for the annual scholarship.

Filed under: International Staff Reports

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