The School of Medical Sciences (UCCSMS) has presented the trophy the School won at the Eighth Medical Inter Schools’ Public Speaking Competition held to the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Professor G. K. T. Oduro.
The competition was on the theme “Child Sexual Abuse in Ghana: The Extent of the Problem, Consequence and Proposed Solutions”.
UCCSMS defeated three other Medical Schools from the University of Ghana, Legon, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and the University for Development Studies to win the trophy.
Debate Team’s Remarks
Presenting the trophy, the Coach of the team, Mr. Christian Ackom, thanked the Dean, teaching and administrative staff of the School for providing the enabling environment that helped the students to achieve the success.
A member of the UCCSMS debate team, Nana Amma Kwansa, stated that the success did not come on a silver platter, but took the team a lot of determination, perseverance and hard work to win the contest. Other members of the team were Regina Ahun-Armah, Naofal Kenneth da Silva and Kojo Blankson. They assured that UCCSMS would continue to win the competition and other contests in the future.
Pro Vice-Chancellor’s Remarks
The Pro Vice-Chancellor, on behalf of the Vice-Chancellor, commended UCCSMS for such an enviable achievement. He expressed the University Management’s heartfelt gratitude to the students for lifting high the image of the University on higher pedestal.
Dean of SMS’s Remarks
The Dean of the School Medical Sciences, Professor Ivy Ekem, thanked the University Management for the support the School continued to receive and promised to work towards achieving more of such feats in the future.
Present at the ceremony were; the Registrar, Mr. John Kofi Nyan, Director of Academic Affairs, Mr. Jeff Teye Onyame, the Dean of School of Medical Sciences, Professor Ivy Ekem and the Assistant Registrar, Public Relations and Protocol Section, Mr. Felix Adu-Poku.