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Regional News of Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Source: GNA

Akyem Sekyere SDA SHS wins quiz competition

The Akyem Sekyere SDA Senior High School (SHS) has won this year’s finals of the Eastern Regional Constitutional Quiz Competition.

It was organised by the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) and supported by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation.

After four rounds of the contest, Akyem Sekyere SHS had 51 points to win the quiz competition, while Kade SHS and Technical School came second with 38 points and Aburi Girls SHS 37 points to place third.

The fourth places went to Krobo Girls SHS with 29 points and Nkwatia Presbyterian SHS fifth, with 27 points.

The four rounds of questions were based on the 1992 Constitution, constitutional and legal affairs, politics and the Ghanaian culture.

Mr Alex Sackey, Regional Director of NCCE explained that, civic education is all about empowerment for effective citizenship and participating in local and national governance.

Ms Joyce Afutu, Director, Communications and Corporate Affairs of NCCE urged the students to inculcate the civic values learnt and apply them to ensure that they become responsible citizens.

Sekyere SDA SHS took away a 32 flat screen TV, a plaque, certificates and copies of the 1992 Constitution.

Kade SHS and Technical School were given, HP printer, a plaque, certificates and copies of the 1992 Constitution.

Aburi Girls SHS, which came third had a table top fridge, a plaque, certificates and copies of the 1992 Constitution, while, the third and fourth schools also had consolation prizes and certificates.

The five schools that competed in the final were all winners in their zones.

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