Mewe Starchild Wins Inter-Schools Spelling ‘Bee’ Competition

The students with the award

 

MEWE Starchild School Complex (MESSCO), a private basic school located in Jamaica, a suburb of Gomoa Nyanyano in the Gomoa East District of the Central Region, has won the maiden edition of the Upper and Lower Nyanyano Electoral Areas Inter-Schools Spelling Bee and Quiz Competition for some selected schools.

The competition, which was held on Wednesday, June 12, 2024, had two schools from each electoral area, thus Upper and Lower Gomoa Nyanyano, with the champions coming from the Lower Nyanyano Electoral Area.

The winners amassed 109 points to beat their closest contenders, Danso Stars School Complex with 66 points as the first runner-up, with the second runner-up, Nazareth Montessori School gaining 32 points. In comparison, Jane’s Education Complex School also placed fourth with 18 points.

The champions received a trophy, certificates, an undisclosed amount and books, with the first and second runner-ups also receiving certificates.

The event, which was supervised by the Gomoa East Directorate of the Ghana Education Service, was also graced by the Assembly members for both Upper and Lower Nyanyano Electoral Areas, educationists, clergy, parents and opinion leaders from the community.

The Private Schools Coordinator for the Gomoa East Ghana Education Service (GES), Mr. Dunstan Nobel Blay, in his statement, commended all participating schools despite the short notice for preparation.

He added that the contest, which is an initiative put in place by his office, is meant to promote friendliness and enhance healthy academic competition among schools within the enclave, stressing that the exercise would be implemented in other zones or circuits.

Mr. Blay hinted that the event is also a warm-up for other competitions which forms part of the Directorate’s fifth anniversary celebration which will be climaxed in the fourth quarter of the year, and urged students and participants to take their studies seriously.

Both Assembly members for Upper and Lower Nyanyano Electoral Areas, Isaac Quansah (Upper Nyanyano Electoral Area) and Alfred Acquah (Lower Nyanyano Electoral Area) who delegated a representative, commended the schools and the GES for the exercise and assured of their continuous support in subsequent events.

Mewe Starchild School Complex since its establishment in 2021 has won two major academic contests in 2022 and 2024.

 

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