Yaa Asantewaa Girls SHS win 2022 National Public Speaking Competition

Yaa Asantewaa Girls SHS win 2022 National Public Speaking Competition (NPSC)
Yaa Asantewaa Girls SHS win 2022 National Public Speaking Competition (NPSC)

The grand finale of the 2022 edition of the Annual National Public Speaking competition (NPSC) took place on Sunday, November 13, 2022, at the Accra International Conference Centre.

The contest, running under the auspices of the Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon. Alban Bagbin and the cultural unit of the Ghana Education Service saw 6 schools from 5 zones that qualified for the final stage of the competition.

Yaa Asantewaa Girls Senior High School was represented by Ellen Owusuaa Darko and Tracy Afrah Frimpong, who stood out consistently during the contest.

Yaa Asantewaa Girls SHS win 2022 National Public Speaking Competition (NPSC)
Yaa Asantewaa Girls SHS win 2022 National Public Speaking Competition (NPSC)

Ellen Owusuaa Darko from Yaa Asantewaa Girls’ SHS displayed dexterity in eloquence with her presentation at the grand finale, thus emerging the winner and Best Orator for the 2022 National Public Speaking Competition with a tally of 76% of the total scores taking over from Mfantsipim School, winners of the previous edition.

Ellen backed up her assertions with thought-provoking propositions on “Ghana’s Perspective on Green Recovery from Covid-19” which was the topic for discussion. Also, she discussed intelligently whether Distant Learning should be encouraged in Senior High Schools.

Yaa Asantewaa Girls SHS win 2022 National Public Speaking Competition (NPSC)
Yaa Asantewaa Girls SHS win 2022 National Public Speaking Competition (NPSC)

Odoben Senior High School came second with 75%, while Aburi Girls’ Senior High School also placed 3rd with 74.3%.

Tamale Senior High School took the 4th, 5th and 6th positions with 73.7%, Adisadel College with 72% and Achimota School with 68%, respectively.

Winners of the 2022 edition of the National Public Speaking Competition, Yaa Asantewaa Girls’ Senior High School, won a cash prize of GHC 10,000 in addition to products from sponsors of the competition.

Mrs Kate Addo, a representative of the Speaker of Parliament, spoke to the students, reiterating that it is paramount for Ghanaians to maintain an excellent environment to ensure keeping our country safe.

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Yaa Asantewaa Girls SHS win 2022 National Public Speaking Competition (NPSC)
Yaa Asantewaa Girls SHS win 2022 National Public Speaking Competition (NPSC)

The National Public Speaking Competition (NPSC) is an annual Public Speaking Contest which runs across Senior High Schools in Ghana.

It is designed to discover, recognize and foster the dynamism, creativity and initiative of the Ghanaian youth in promoting a culture of patriotism and national development;

The National Public Speaking Competition aims at building speakers who will use public speaking to influence society positively. Lastly, it offers students the acknowledgement and encouragement towards a successful career in public relations, compèring, film and advocacy.

The competition is powered by DeeDeeGlobal.