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2019/20 WASSCE Dux Gets Gov’t Scholarship

The dux of this year’s West African Secondary School Certificate Council Exam (WASSCE) has hailed President George Weah for mandating the National Port Authority (NPA) to underwrite her studies at tertiary level.
In her remarks when she along with her uncle had an audience with NPA Managing Director, Bill Tweahway on Monday, November 16, student Blessing Jalieba expressed excitement for such opportunity and described it as a dream come true.
“I will like to use this medium to wholeheartedly appreciate the President for this golden gesture as I had always wished to become a medical doctor and now through diligence and hard studies, my dream is a reality,” Blessing assured.
Student Jalieba who informed the NPA boss that she desirous of attending the Mother pattern College of Health Sciences to peruse her studies in Biology, said she envisioned rendering professional services to the country as a medical doctor.
Mr. Tweahway informed Blessing that President Weah had instructed the NPA to fund the dux of the 2019/20 WASSCE Exams through undergraduate and graduate studies depending on his/her academic demands for higher education.
“We are excited that you have made your family and the nation proud for your brilliant performance and award as the most outstanding student to have dux this year’s senior and secondary school exams and the NPA will not hold back to live up to Dr. George Weah’s mandate for the Port to finance your studies at the highest level,” Tweahway told the dux.
In congratulating student Jalieba, he encouraged others to take their education seriously, adding that the NPA will support her through its Corporate Social Responsibility and also provide vocational job opportunities to the dux to enhance her studies.
Student Jalieba’s uncle, Varney Konuwa, also lauded the government for making his daughter’s dream a reality and called on Liberian students to see her as an example for opportunities worthy of a scholars.

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