Students from St. Lwanga JHS in Kumasi emerged winners in Techbooth Ghana maiden edition of its Techbooth Challenge. It was held on the 12th and 13th of July, 2019 at the University of Ghana Business School. This year’s maiden edition was done in conjunction with the SAGE Ghana National High School Entrepreneurship Competition and it saw about 28 Teams participating.
The students in the various teams, battled against one another to be given the chance to have a month’s long training in IT and funding the project.
At the end of the Challenge, the following teams from the following schools emerged victorious.
1st place: Law Ghana from St. Lwanga JHS (GHC 5,000 Cash)
2nd place: Determiners from Armed Forces SHTS (GHC 3,000 Cash)
3rd place: JabenSoft from Presbyterian Boys’ SHS (GHC 2,000 Cash)
Techwiz: Elocuence (GHC 1,000)
Girls In Tech: Girls Power from Ghana Lebanon Islamic School (GHC 1,000)
St. Lwanga JHS travels to India to receive a month-long IT training.
The Judges for the Techbooth Challenge were CEO and CTO of Techbooth Ghana, Mr. Benjamin Sedem Afetornu and Ebenezer Joen Ellis respectively, CEO of Aurora 360, Kwasi Okrah and Josephine Siaw – Agyemang, Mohammed Zakari and Rachel Anane – Antwi who are representatives from Code Train.
Awards were presented by the CEO and CTO of Techbooth Ghana, Mr. Benjamin Sedem Afetornu and Ebenezer Joen Ellis.
The Techwiz winner, Elocuence was quoted saying “This competition has definitely given me exposure to IT and it has taught me that I can achieve anything I want. The only thing I need to do is to imagine it”
Techbooth’s goal is to advance technological ingenuity aimed at making the world a better place. The CEO of Techbooth Ghana was excited to have hosted this year’s maiden Challenge and anticipates bigger, better and more innovative initiatives in the subsequent years. All projects presented for the challenge will have further discussions, viable projects will be called-up for all the necessary support, Mr. Ebenezer Joen Ellis, CTO, added.