TRINITY SCHOOL WON GIRLS CAN CODE COMPETITION

Trinity school In an effort to empower girls and women in Information Communication Technology, a ‘Girls Can Code’ contest was; organised for selected Basic Schools in the southern sector.

Six girls from each selected basic schools in Eastern, Greater Accra, Volta, Central and Western Regions presented their projects; at the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT (AITI-KACE) from Friday, November 30 to Monday, December 3, 2018.

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Six girls from; Trinity Presby Model School, Adweso- Koforidua namely: Julia Duncan Glavee, Abigail Enyonam Agbogbo, Lois Abordo Nuerki, Abena Korantemaa Ohene Agyei, Adwoa Baah Ofori Asare and Jennifer Awako were selected; to represent their school and Eastern Region.

The six girls who represented Trinity Presby Model School, Adweso-Koforidua in a group photograph at AITI-KACE, Accra.

The programme was attended; by many dignitaries including the Mr Stephen Baffoe-Director of Finance and Administration, Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT, Mrs Benedicta Seidu-Director, Girls Education Unit, GES and a host of others.

After the presentation of the projects by participants from the five regions from the southern sector, participants from the Trinity Presby Model Schools were; selected to represent the southern sector.

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Two of their projects were selected and chosen; to represent the southern sector for the impending National Contest. The projects were Website on Girls-Girls Fashion and Quiz Game on Countries and their Capitals.

A section of the dignitaries in a group photograph with all the girls who represented their schools at; the southern sector contest at AITI-KACE, Accra.

The Headmistress, Ms Vivian Obuobisa-Darko organized a ceremony to honour the students who represented the school on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, a day which; coincided with the 190th Anniversary of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana.

The ceremony was; held at the ICT Centre of the School at Koforidua-Adweso.

Present at the simple ceremony were; the Girl Child Coordinator at the New Juaben Municipal Education Office, Ms Benedicta M Addo, Girl Child and Guidance and Counseling Coordinator at Presby Education Unit Office, Eastern Region, Mrs Vida Nkansa-Kyeremateng and other dignitaries.

Pastor Duncan Glavee, a patron of Girls Can Code project of the School presenting the Certificate awarded; to the school for their participation in the Girls Can Code contest at AITI-KACE, Accra to the Headmistress of the School, Ms Vivian Obuobisa-Darko during the ceremony.

The Girl Child Coordinator at the New Juaben Municipal Education Office, Ms Benedict M. Addo in a short address praised the six girls who represented the school and region for heroics and encouraged them; to keep working hard to excel in the national contest next year.

On her part, the Girl Child and Guidance and Counseling Coordinator at; Presby Education Unit Office, Eastern Region Mrs Vida Nkansa-Kyeremateng lauded the efforts of the students and urged them; to go the extra mile and win the national and international contest in the near future.

The certificates of participation which were; given to the representatives of the school and the school by the organisers of the Girls Can Code contest in Accra were; officially presented to all the six students and the Headmistress of the School by the dignitaries present.

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