The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has organised the Distinction Awards Ceremony for the WASSCE for School Candidates, 2019. The awards which were instituted by the WAEC Endowment Fund in 1984 is aimed at recognising brilliant students who excel in the Council’s examination at the Senior High School level.
Nine awards were presented to seven candidates who had excelled in the WASSCE for School Candidates, 2019. A number of sponsors supported the awards ceremony, with Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) providing full scholarship (tuition and accommodation) to the overall best winner and laptops to the three overall best winners. Other sponsors for the awards were: Isaac Books and Stationery, Sakoa Press Limited, Silver Star Auto, Power City Network, Bay Commercial Limited, and Wyse Print and Supplies Limited.