The Ashaiman Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Basic School and the St Augustine R/C Primary School placed second in a Fan Choco “Collect And Win” competition organised by FanMilk Ghana Limited.
The two schools which were awarded GH¢4,000 as their prizes will each receive an amount of GH¢2,000.
Speaking at the awards ceremony which was held at Ashaiman, the Marketing Director of FanMilk Ghana Limited, Mr Edwin Amoako, who presented a dummy cheque for GH¢4,000 to the schools, praised the pupils for their keen participation in the contest.
He noted that the ‘Collect and Win’ competition was organised in collaboration with the Ghana Education Service (GES) to educate the children on the importance of engaging in physical activity and practising good sanitation.
The Headteacher of the St Augustine R/C School, Mrs Rita Akankpiewen, received the cheque on behalf of the two schools.
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The Headteacher of the Ashaiman Seventh Day Adventist Basic School, Mr Nicholas Nii Kpakpoe, commended the pupils for taking part in the competition and gave the assurance that the money the school had won would be put to good use.
Fifty basic schools in the Greater Accra Region took part in the competition which was aimed at encouraging children and parents to consume nutritious snacks.
Schoolchildren who collected the highest number of Fan Choco sachets during the competition were each given a lunch box, drawstring bag, exercise books, stationery and a packet of Fan Choco.
A Class Five Pupil, Master Henry Adrah of the St. Augustine R/C Primary School, was presented with a Samsung tablet for collecting the highest number of Fan Choco sachets in the school.