University of Ghana Holds Annual Academic Awards and Leavers’ Dinner - 2018

University of Ghana's Volta Hall Holds Annual Academic Awards and Leavers’ Dinner - 2018

Group picture with the final year ladies

The Management of Volta Hall on the evening of Friday, 11th May, 2018 organized an Academic Awards and Leavers’ Dinner to recognize and reward the excellent academic achievements of students of the Hall and also to bid farewell to final year students.

In her welcome address, the Warden, Mrs. Christy Badu, said the ceremony which was instituted a few years ago is held annually to recognize academic excellence and other achievements of students of the Hall, as well as to bid farewell to the final year students of the Hall as they prepare to leave the walls of the Hall and the University to enter the world of work.

Mrs. Christy Badu, the Warden, giving her welcome address

The academic awards for the 2016/2017 academic year, she said, were sponsored mainly by Fellows of the Hall and the Alumnae Association of Volta Hall.  She appealed for more financial assistance and sponsorship, to enable Volta Hall continue to carry on with this laudable activity on an annual basis.  This she said, would serve as an incentive to spur the ladies of the Hall on to achieve excellence in all fields of endeavour, especially in their academic work.

Acting Provost, College of Education, Prof Michael Tagoe presenting the Award for the Most Outstanding Sports Lady to Ms. Nana Yaa Boakyewaa

 

In all 10 Academic Awards were presented as follows:

 

  AWARD   RECIPIENT
1 Best Level 100 Student in the Sciences   JOANA KORYO KWAO
2 Best Level 100 Student in the Humanities   KESTY DAWSON
3 Volta Hall Alumnae Association Prize Best Level 200 Student in the Sciences   HULDA AKUA MANSA DELLOR
4 Volta Hall Alumnae Association Prize for Best Level 200 Student in the Humanities   EMMANUELLA AFUA ANKOMAH
5 Sakyi-Dawson Prize for Best Level 300 Student in the Sciences   ANGELINA ANKAH AMENGU
6 Best Level 300 Student in the Humanities   BEVERLY NANA E.K. ASHUN
7 Cecilia Amoah Prize for Best Level 400 Student in the Sciences   RACHEL MENSAH
8 Irene Odotei Prize for Best Level 400 Student in the Humanities   AGNES AKPENE AKAKPO
9 Most Outstanding Sports Lady   NANA YAA BOAKYEWAA
10 Elizabeth Ardayfio-Schandorf Prize for the Most Outstanding Graduating Student   FRANCISCA OPPONG-ANKOMAH

 

Madame Doris Ansah, President of the Volta Hall Alumnae Association presenting the Volta Hall Alumnae Association Prize for Best Level 200 Student in the Humanities to Ms. Emmanuella Afua Ankomah

Prof. Florence Dolphyne presenting the Elizabeth Ardayfio-Schandorf Prize for the Most Outstanding Graduating Student, Ms. Francisca Oppong-Ankomah

Final year students of the Hall were each presented with a souvenir mug from the Hall embossed with both the UG and Volta Hall logos and labels with the inscription: ‘I’m a proud Alumna’

The colorful event was attended by some Provosts, Deans, Hall Masters and Tutors from other Halls, Parents, Fellows, Tutors, former Wardens and Alumnae of Volta Hall.

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