In a remarkable achievement, two outstanding individuals who once graced the halls of ST James Seminary have soared to the pinnacle of academic excellence, clinching the coveted first and third positions in the 2023 West African Senior Secondary School Examination (WASSCE) International Excellence Awards.
The top honors were secured by Leonard Kofi M. Amo-Kodieh, who emerged as the overall best candidate, showcasing an exemplary command of academic prowess. His remarkable feat reflects not only his personal dedication but also the high standard of education provided by ST James Seminary.
Adding to the glory, Daniel Asenso-Gyambibi demonstrated exceptional academic acumen, securing the third position in the prestigious WASSCE awards. Both Leonard and Daniel, alumni of ST James Seminary, have not only made their alma mater proud but have also elevated Ghana’s standing on the international academic stage.
The International Excellence Awards, a revered accolade in the West African educational landscape, recognize the top performers in the WASSCE across member countries, including The Gambia, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone. The fact that two Ghanaians from the same institution clinched the first and third positions attests to the exceptional academic environment fostered by ST James Seminary.
Scheduled to take place on Tuesday, March 19, 2024, in Sierra Leone, the grand ceremony will witness the formal presentation of these prestigious awards. The annual council meeting of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) will serve as the distinguished platform for acknowledging and celebrating the remarkable achievements of Leonard Kofi M. Amo-Kodieh and Daniel Asenso-Gyambibi.
This significant accomplishment not only highlights the academic prowess of these two exceptional individuals but also underscores the broader impact of quality education imparted by institutions like ST James Seminary. The success of Leonard and Daniel serves as an inspiration for current and future students, reinforcing the importance of dedication, hard work, and a commitment to excellence in the pursuit of education. As the spotlight turns to Sierra Leone for the award ceremony, the entire nation eagerly awaits the moment when these bright minds will be officially recognized for their outstanding achievements on the international stage.