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AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Academic & Social Laurels

PRESEC over the years has had one of the best GCE O-level and A-level results prior to the change of the national examination system to BECE and WASSCE. Countless awards in all fields, are attributed to the school as distinguished below.

1995

NATIONAL SCIENCE & MATHS QUIZ

The school won the 2nd edition of the National Science and Math Quiz competition. PRESEC, Southern Sector Champions, defeated Opoku Ware School, Northern Sector Champion in the Final of Finals

1999

WAEC EXCELLENCE AWARD

PRESEC scooped four out of the seven WAEC (West African Examinations Council) awards for the best individual performances in the final examinations for over 500 secondary schools

2002

NATIONAL CONSTITUTION QUIZ

At the National Constitution Quiz organized by the National Commission for Civic Education, PRESEC Civic Education Club emerged victorious

2003

NATIONAL SCIENCE & MATHS QUIZ

PRESEC repeated the feat of 1995 by defeating Opoku Ware School in the National Science and Math Quiz competition. A student went on to win the overall best performance in the WAEC (West African Examinations Council) SSSCE examinations that year.

2006

NATIONAL SCIENCE & MATHS QUIZ

On 1 July 2006 the school won the National Science and Maths Quiz for a third time. The school was given the competition trophy for keeps. PRESEC defeated St. Peters’ Secondary School, then defending champions, in the final.

2008

ICT QUIZ CONTEST

On 16 June 2008, NIIT Ghana organised the inter-school ICT Quiz contest at The Great Hall, Kumasi which showcased the talent from five regions of Ghana. 78 schools participated from the regions in regional qualifying rounds to make it to the mega-finals. One winner from every region, contested for the National Title of NIIT ICT Expert 2008 in Kumasi. PRESEC, emerged the champions- NIIT ICT Expert 2008 Winners beating the regional champions: St. James Seminary SHS, Sunyani (Brong-Ahafo), Opoku Ware School, Kumasi (Ashanti Region), St. Augustine’s College, Cape Coast (Central Region) and Baidoo Bonsoe SHS, Takoradi (Western Region).

2008

NATIONAL SCIENCE & MATHS QUIZ

On 8 July 2008, PRESEC won the National Science and Math Quiz for a 4th time. The school defeated Opoku Ware School in the final. This made it the 3rd time PRESEC has defeated Opoku Ware in the final. On 24 June 2009, not only did PRESEC win the prestigious quiz competition for a fifth time, but also, they became the first school ever to successfully defend their title as National Champions. PRESEC defeated Achimota Senior High School in the final

2010

INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE CONTEST

In 2010, two students represented Ghana and won a bronze medal in the International Junior Science Olympiad, out of 35 countries across the world.[

2010

WAEC EXCELLENCE AWARDS

A student was honoured at the WASSCE 2009 Excellence Awards Ceremony, as Best Candidate in the General Science Program, the National Best Candidate and then the Overall Best Candidate in West Africa; and a student was Overall Best in the Business Program.

2010

SPORTS

PRESEC placed first position in Zonal Handball & Hockey competition.

2010

INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION

Placed first position in independence day celebration match.

2011

VRA SCHOOLS DEBATE COMPETITION

On 13 May 2011, the school won the VRA 50th Anniversary Inter-Schools Debate Competition beating Mfantsipim School in the finals of the competition

2011

NATIONAL MINI OLYMPIC GAMES

First (1st) Position in Swimming.

2011

RISE ROBOTICS COMPETITION

2nd Position.

2011

SPORTS – SUPER ZONAL

Handball (1st), Table Tennis (1st), Basketball (1st) .

2011

ASAMOAH GYAN SPORTS FOUNDATION

Asamoah Gyan Sports Foundation and Music Jamboree (4x100m) – 1st Position.

2011

WORLD DRUG DAY

National Debate – 1st Position.

2011

COCA COLA MUSIC COMPETITION

1st Position.

2011

NATIONAL FINANCE QUIZ COMPETITION

2nd Position.

2011

SAGE COMPETITION

2nd Position.

2011

UG QUIZ COMPETITION

University of Ghana, Department of Geography and Resource Development Quiz ,1st Position.

2011

(LECIAD) HISTORY COMPETITION

US Embassy and University of Ghana Centre for International Affairs and Diplomacy (LECIAD) History Competition,1st Position.

2011

SANKOFA DRAMA COMPETITION

3rd Position.

2011

SPRITE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

September 2011, the school won the Sprite Ball Inter-Schools Basketball Championship, defeating defending champions, Achimota School 10-8 in the finals.

2011

COKE HIT SINGLE

On 2 September 2011, the school won the maiden edition of the Coke Hit Single. The competition featured musical talents from 32 senior high schools who vied for the ultimate title of “Coke Hit Single” – Best high school musical talents in Ghana

2012

SPORTS – SUPER ZONAL

Handball (1st) , Basketball (1st), Table Tennis (1st), Soccer (1st), Hockey (1st).

2012

DRAMA COMPETITION

1st Position.

2012

INVITATIONAL VOLLEY BALL TOURNAMENT

3rd Position.

2012

55th INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY PARADE

1st Position.

2012

NATIONAL MATHS & SCIENCE QUIZ

Quarter finalist.

2013

UN DAY CELEBRATION QUIZ

1st Position.

2013

WAEC EXCELLENCE AWARDS

In March 2013, during the WASSCE 2012 Excellence Awards, a student was judged the Overall Best Candidate in the General Arts Program in the West African Examinations Council’s examinations (West African Examinations Council) conducted throughout the West African sub-region; in a year where the Council recorded its highest number ‘ever’ of candidates meeting its minimum eligibility criterion for the excellence awards, that is 8 grade A1s – (530 candidates out of the total 174,385 candidates who sat for the May/June WASSCE in 2012).

2016

ALUMNI IN GOVERNMENT

The Speaker of Parliament of GhanaAaron Mike Ocquaye(class of 1962) as well as 15 members of Parliament are old students of the school

“In Lumine Tuo Videbimus Lumen”
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