SAGE Ghana held the 14th Edition of the National High School Entrepreneurship Competition from the 11th to the 14th of July, 2019 at the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS). This year’s edition saw about 1,200 students from over 50 schools all over the country. These students battled against each other for bragging rights and a chance to represent Ghana in either the 2019 SAGE Global competition in San Francisco or the Afroseed Biz Challenge in Abuja, Nigeria.
Methodist Girls’ SHS, Mamfe – E/R and Tema Technical Institute, Tema – G/R will travel to San Francisco in USA to participate in the SAGE Global Competition while International Community School, Kumasi – A/R and Opoku Ware School, Kumasi – A/R travel to Abuja, Nigeria to participate in the Afroseed Biz Challenge.
During the competition, another Special Challenge that attracted several applications from Teams was the Techbooth Challenge. The Techbooth Challenge is an initiative to promote the study and application of technological initiatives among the youth in the country. It was sponsored by Techbooth Ghana and Aurora 360.
Guests who graced this year’s edition include: Director General of Ghana Educational Service – Prof. Opoku Amankwa, SAGE Africa Coordinator – Thabo Pitse, Chairman, Director of Pre – Tertiary, Ministry of Education – Mrs. Catherine Appiah – Pinkrah, Team Leader, 1D1F, Ministry of Trade and Industry – Mr. Ernest Agyapong, AGI, Greater Accra – Tsonam Cleanse Akpaloo.
To learn more about the SAGE National High School Entrepreneurship Competition, please visit our website: www.sageghana.org.
At the end of the competition, the following schools received the following awards.
First place: Methodist Girls SHS
Second place: Tema Technical Institute
Third place: International Community School
Fourth place: Opoku Ware School
- Ghana National College
- Aduman SHS
- Auto Hydro (Autonomous Team)
- Akoma Innovators (Autonomous Team)
Techbooth Challenge: St. Lwanga JHS, Kumasi
Techwiz Discovery: Elocuence
Women in Tech: Girl Power from Ghana Lebanon Islamic School
Agro Challenge: Apam SHS
Rep A brand: Kumasi High School
Best Art Performance: Apenkwa Presby JHS
Tema Secondary School
Methodist Girls’ SHS
Most Disciplined School Accra High School
SDG Challenge Winners
Goal 1 – Aggrey Memorial A.M.E Senior High School
Goal 2 – Wa Senior High School
Goal 3 – St. Lwanga Junior High School
Goal 4 – Aburi Girls Senior High School
Goal 5 – Ghana Lebanon Islamic Secondary School
Goal 6 – International Community School, Kumasi
Goal 7 – Ghana National College
Goal 8 – Tema Secondary School
Goal 9 – Koforidua Technical Institute
Goal 10 – International Community School, Kumasi
Goal 11 – Ghana Secondary Technical School
Goal 12 – Kumasi Anglican Senior High School
Goal 13 – Dodze Penyin Senior High School
Goal 14 – New Juaben Senior High School
Goal 15 – Tema Technical Institute
Goal 16 – Apenkwa Junior High School
Goal 17 – Ghana National College
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