Government awards WAEC’s best candidates scholarships

The government of Liberia on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 honored 16 students for their excellence performance in the just concluded senior high school certificate examinations or WAEC.

A WAEC recent report said over 50 percent of 31,009 candidates from 554 schools that sat the exams passed, but no candidate qualified for Division One.

According WAEC Liberia office, 10 females and six males scored enough to qualify for Division Two, with Student Marklyn W. Wingbah of the Carver Mission School obtaining the highest mark.

Education Ministry bestowed honor on the 16 students on Wednesday, at an elaborated program held at the Ministry 3rd Street office.

The Government has also awarded the honorees scholarships to study at any local university of their choice.

Speaking in Monrovia on Wednesday during the honoring ceremony, Education Minister, George Werner, said the recent WAEC results are proof of the students’ hard work over years.

Minister Werner urged the honorees, meanly the females, to be ambassadors of change.

Werner disclosed that WASSCE will replace WAEC, beginning this academic year.

Speaking on behalf of the honorees, student Wingbah praised the Liberian Government for creating a better learning atmosphere for young people.

Below is the names of students that were honored by the government of Liberia:

Marklyn W. Wingbah ….Carver Mission School….Montserrado….29….715.70

Lorpu A. Flomo…….William Booth High School….Montserrado….30….714.79

Emmanuel Monbaydo Nurse..St. Peter Claver High School..G.Bassa..30..704.28

Emmanuel W. Blemie…..Carver Mission School…..Montserrado….34….691.84

Prince Uriah Destiny Tarded..St. Peter Claver High School..G.Bassa..32…687.69

Tojay P. Wheatoe……….. Carver Mission School….Montserrado….33….684.25

Whabyely, Daniel Denia..St. Peters Claver High School..Grand Bassa..33..677.76

Sampah, Joyce F….St. Teresa Convent……….Montserrado…………..32…671.48

Kollie, Don Bulus….St. Peters Claver High School….. Grand Bassa…35….664.63

Mendin, Dorcas k…..St. Teresa Convent………Montserrado……….    32….660.72

Richards, Aba G……….St. Teresa Convent……Montserrado…………36….653.43

Onumah, Viola…W.V.S. Tubman High School….Montserrado………..31…646.60

Yarkpazuo, Sampa R….Kingdom Foundation….Montserrado………….34…630.74

Kaur, Gurleen…..St. Teresa Convent……………..Montserrado…………36…..630.43

Sackor, Kortee…St. Teresa Convent……………M0ntserado…………..36….629.63

Toles, Joyce T….Billie Call Christian Institute….Montserrado…………36…594.04

By Aaron Kubahn

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