A former student of the Yaa Asantewaa Girls Senior High School in Kumasi, Dr Ellen Boakye over the weekend swept 10 awards from the University Of Ghana Medical School.
Dr Ellen Boakye according to her colleagues represented YAGSHS in the days of the National Mathematics and Science Competition and gave off her best.
At the Vice-Chancellor’s Academic Award Ceremony held at the Great Hall of the University of Ghana, a total of 156 awards were given to students who excelled during the 2015/2016 academic year.
Out of the 156 awards 86 were won by female students including Dr. Ellen Boakye (medical student) who took home the highest number of award (10 awards).
Also 115 prizes were won by graduates, 16 continuing undergraduates and 25 to post-graduate students.
Last year, the Medical Sciences (SMS) of the College of Health Science (CHS) at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST,) witnessed a similar historic moment since its inception with a record set by one Dr Fathia Ayodele Kareem.
Out of the total number of professional medical doctors at its 23rd Oath Swearing and Induction Ceremony, the 25-year old former student of the Wesley Girls Senior High School swept twelve of the fourteen awards to students who distinguished themselves during the period of Study.