Ewura Abena Boatemaa Yeboah, an old student of Wesley Girls’ Senior High School, who attained 8A’s for her WASSCE has won the Family Health Medical School (FHMS) President’s Scholarship award.

The Scholarship Award was instituted by Management of Family Health University College to honour Senior High School students who excel in the Sciences; Family Health University College sponsors the Sciences Division of THE SHARKS QUIZ, an intense and exciting Academic Competition, which is organized annually.

Miss Boatemaa Yeboah is the third beneficiary of the President’s Scholarship Award since its inception. A short ceremony was organized by the Management of FHMS to present the Scholarship Package to Miss Boatemaa Yeboah. The President’s Scholarship Award, worth 10,500 USD per annum, offered to deserving science students, covers: tuition fee, academic facility user fee, hostel accommodation fee, a laptop and books to aid learning.

Speaking at the presentation, the Founder of the Family Health University College, Prof. Enyonam Yao Kwawukume, admonished the beneficiary to embrace the concept of Team-Based Learning that the Institution encourages, this he said would enable her as a member of a team to excel tremendously while benefitting from each other’s strength.

The Registrar, Mrs. Rita Kaine added that Miss Boatemaa Yeboah’s exceptional performance caught the attention of Management during last year’s finals of The Shark’s Quiz. Her sterling performance together with her teammates saw her former school, Wesley Girl’s Senior High School, winning the 2021 Senior High School Edition of the Quiz. She expressed Management’s delight to have Miss Boatemaa Yeboah as part of this year’s enrolled undergraduate medical students and assured her of the Institution’s preparedness to give her all the needed support in ensuring her dream as a Medical Doctor come to fruition.

Expressing her appreciation, Miss Boatemaa Yeboah was grateful to Management, particularly Prof. Enyonam Yao Kwawukume and Dr. Susu Kwawukume for the honour done her. She opined that her dream of becoming a Medical Doctor to serve her community and beyond was being realized due to this great initiative by them. She promised to be studious and dedicated to her studies, to enable her to achieve her dream as a Medical Doctor.

Present at the ceremony were some Faculty members of the FHMS, Dr. Charles Fleischer-Djoleto, Dean of FHMS; Dr. Bernice Woananu, Head of Medicine and Therapeutics Department and an Old Girl of Wesley Girl’s Senior High School; Dr. Emmanuel Labram, Director of Academics & Students’ Affairs; and the Assistant Registrar, Miss Adwoa Adubea Koram.

Also present to witness this great achievement were parents of Miss Ewura Abena Boatemaa Yeboah: Mr. Alexander Yeboah, Madam Kate Yeboah; and two old students of Wesley Girls High School both in Level 300 and 500 respectively of the Family Health Medical School.