Sixteen pupils of the KNUST Fundamental College beat their mates in the maiden version of the school’s once-a-year Spelling Bee competition.
The competitors witnessed 14 college students symbolizing their course, from kindergarten to junior large college.
The students took turns behind the microphone to munch words from both English and other language origins.
The workout follows an yearly discussion among students in the university to augment their community speaking techniques.
Headmistress, Reverend Irene Nkansah, claimed the physical exercise is to hone the reading and general public speaking expertise of pupils.
In accordance to her, some mothers and fathers are content their wards continue to be glued to the information to know a lot more about stylish issues both regionally and internationally.
“Spelling Bee is slowly likely down. So, management experimented with to provide this up so that we improve the examining and spelling techniques of learners, and ultimately their command more than English.
“The youngsters are understanding a great deal. It is educating them how to converse in public and study perfectly, way too. It’s also generating them study a good deal to know what to be expecting in the quizzes and spelling bee.
“Some dad and mom say their kids now view the news to know what is occurring around the entire world, so they will be capable to response thoughts during the competitions,” she stated.
Rev. Nkansah attests that the yearly debate and spelling bee has introduced about a successful and balanced competitors amongst teachers and college students.
“It’s also bringing a competitiveness involving our lessons and academics, also. The teachers are striving to operate hard, so they would want their learners to get these competitions,” she said.
Emmanuel Boateng Akowuah and Felix Baffour Addo represented their course, basic 5E.
They shared how they strategically received the level of competition in excess of their peers.
Emmanuel says “whenever possibly of us could not spell a phrase, we would deliberate and come out with the suitable spelling of the word”.
Felix was overjoyed about clinching the title for the next time.
Winners of other classes include: Kindergarten 2 – Issah Vie Hiti Farham and Owusu-Anane Kwadwo Effah Standard 4 – Christabel Adwoa Kweonorki Glover and Salma Osaah Latif.