The Presbyterian College of Education, Akropong - Akuapem has crowned a new queen in this year's 'Face of PCE'. The event which was formerly Mr and Miss PCE was transformed into 'Face of PCE' on the commemoration of the College's 160th anniversary in 2008.
Ten talented, elegant and eloquent ladies last Saturday December 11, keenly contested for the prestigious crown. The ladies, all level 100 students exhibited their talents in formation dances and were subjected to some rigorous questioning form the panel of judges.
After the preliminary rounds five contestants were selected, out of which emerged the final three. At the end of the excitement and suspense, Miss Grace Bosompem emerged as winner of the competition, with Mabel Larbi and Priscilla Odei Bediako emerging as 1st and 2nd runners up respectively.
"I think I deserve the crown because I confidently did my best in all the segments and presented all the qualities the judges were looking out for", said Grace Bosompem, the newly crowned face of PCE 2010 in an interview after her crowning.
She went away with a cash prize of GH¢500 plus a 3-burner stove with a gas cylinder as well as cooking utensils.
The first and second runners up received with GHc300 and GHc200 with sets of cooking utensils respectively.
Elizabeth Acheampong picked up the Miss Talent prize while the Miss eloquent award went to Priscilla Odei Bediako, the 2nd runner up.
Adi Sam, head of the entertainment committee expressed his satisfaction with the programme saying organization was great in spite of a few technical challenges.
He added that some educational items would be donated to some rural communities as part of the project, in a bid to improve upon rural education. He however appealed to corporate Ghana to aid the College through sponsorship in subsequent editions.
The entertainment committee of the College is planning to transform the campus base competitions into a national one involving a number of Colleges of Education in the country.
Story by Ann H. Acheampong/Level 100 Student, PCE; Akropong- Akuapem