SAGE – National high school entrepreneurship competition 2019

NHSEC19 winners

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.

Main Competition

First place: Methodist Girls SHS

Second place: Tema Technical Institute

Third place: International Community School

Fourth place: Opoku Ware School

Finalist

  • Ghana National College
  • Aduman SHS
  • Auto Hydro (Autonomous Team)
  • Akoma Innovators (Autonomous Team)

Special Challenges

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

Others Awards

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

Photos from the event:

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