Four schools in the Mfantsiman municipality have put up a splendid performance to book a grande finale place at the fourth edition of the Opanyin Kobbah Acquah Memorial Reading Competition for Early Grade Pupils.
Qualifiers have disclosed their readiness to face each other squarely during the grand finale which promises to be super educative and entertaining.
Qualifying schools were the Anomabo Methodist A, Akroful Catholic, Anomabo Anglican A and B and the Yamoransa Municipal Assembly Basic School.
Speaking to Ms. Jocelyn Otuu, a teacher at the Anomabo Methodist Basic A, said their performance was increasing and that was a sign of their good preparation.
“We will not relent until we win the finals, we will continue to nurture our younger ones until our school emerge the winner, we have not slept and we will not sleep till it's all over,” she said.
Mercy Aful, a basic two pupil expressed her heartfelt appreciation to her teachers for their immense support.
She promised that they were going to work harder to realise the ultimate goal of becoming the winners of the competition.
The reading competition for early grade pupils was specifically designed for Kindergarten (KG) two and basic two pupils in the Anomabo and Yamoransa circuits.
Buranamoa Basic, Kobina Ansah Basic Yamoransa Sacred hearts, lower town Basic, Ekurabadze Catholic, and a host of others were involved in the semi-final contest with more than 25 contestants.
The event was organized by the Boys and Girls Club of Ghana, Anomabo, CAMFED Association, Mfantsiman as its implementing partner and sponsored by the Acquah Family (Anomabo Bethlehem), Ike Photography and the federation of youth clubs.
Mr. Isaac Quainoo, the founder of the club said the final stage of the competition would award participating schools with books and other learning accessories.
The winning school, he said would take home an amount of GHC 350.00, the second school and third schools would take home GHC 250 and GHC 200 respectively.
"This would be done to show our little appreciation and encourage to especially contestants for their availability," he stated.
Mr. Quainoo further thanked headteachers especially for allowing their schools to participate in the competition.