The Ghana Tertiary Awards was held yesterday, 10th January 2015, at the La Palm Beach Hotel, to honor influential tertiary students who had impacted society through various fields of endeavor, for the year 2014.
Organizers of the award scheme, Youth Web Entertainment, hope by rewarding folks who have impacted society, it will serve as a morale booster as well as serve as a catalyst of inspiration for others to achieve similar or greater feats.
Students from up to 23 different tertiary institutions in Ghana were nominated for awards in 19 categories (view full nominee list here).
The University of Ghana, Legon, had the highest number of nominations, with 10 out of the 19 categories. UCC, the second highest, had nominations in 8 categories, GTUC had nominations in 7 categories, KNUST, Central, A-Poly, and GIJ had 5, UDS, Knustford, and NAFTI had 4, UPSA, and Tardi Poly had 2, and Regent, Kings College, Wisconsin, Kumasi Poly, Ho Poly, Koforidua Poly, All Nations, Presbyterian Uni, UCOMS, Pentecost Uni, and Regional Maritime all had nominations in just one category each.
Among the list of winners was University of Ghana’s Jason EL-Agha, TV presenter for GHone TV and KNUST’s DJ Aroma, with the topmost award, Most Influential Student of the Year, going to Ahuof3 Patri of NAFTI
The list of winners are below:
Most Influential Student Radio Presenter – Gershon Zilenu (University of Cape Coast)
Most Influential Student TV Presenter (Male) – Jason EL-Agha (University of Ghana, Legon) – GHOne TV
Most influential Student TV Presenter (Female) – Regina Van Helvert (Ghana Telecom University College) – GHOne TV
Most Influential Student DJ – DJ Aroma (KNUST)
Most Influential Student MC (Male) – Jay Kojo Daasebre (University of Ghana, Legon)
Most Influential Student MC (Female) – Ms. Broni
Most Influential Student in FASHION – Noir (University of Ghana, Legon)
Most Influential Student in BUSINESS – Raphael Yeboah aka Kampira (Regional Maritime University)
Most Influential Student in FILMMAKING – Salifu Abdul Hafiz – Takoradi Polytechnic
Most Influential Student in MUSIC – Mz Vee (Ghana Telecom University College)
Most influential student in ENGINEERING – Amanda Agyeiwaa (KNUST)
Most Influential Student in ACTING – Priscilla Opoku (Ahofe Patri) – NAFTI
Most influential Beauty Queen – Naa Oyoe Quartey – Miss Malaika (University of Ghana, Legon)
Most Influential Student Blogger/Writer – Monte D. Collins – TheMonteOz.com (Knutsford University College )
Most Influential Tertiary Event House – Echo House
Most Influential Hall – Republic Hall (KNUST)
Most Influential Student of the Year – Ahuof3 Patri