Pius Kyere, a 20-year-old Ghanaian student has been named the overall best candidate in the 2016 West African Senior School Certificate Examination.
Kyere was a student from St. James Seminary/Senior High School, Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana.
The 20-year-old student received a laptop, a full scholarship package of $1000 and a $5000 investment package with UMB bank plus $400 as his prize for the feat.
Here are other award winners for the 2016 West African Senior School Certificate Examination:
2nd Best Student – Benjamin Bortey Sango of Accra Academy.
3rd Best Student – Richmond Kwame Mensah of St. James Seminary/Senior High School.
Best General Arts Student – Sedinam Adwo Botwe of Wesley Girls High School.
Best Business Student – Domuah Allien of Akosombo International School.
Best Visual Arts Student – Kpodo Courage of Anglican Senior High School.