The Roman Ridge School Tops The Queens Commonwealth Essay Competition 2023 across Africa

The Roman Ridge School has once again demonstrated exceptional prowess in the 2023 Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition, surpassing its previous record-breaking achievements.

The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition (est. 1883) is the world’s oldest and most prestigious international school essay competition. A record-breaking 34,924 pupils from every Commonwealth region participated in the competition and TRRS submitted an unprecedented 637 entries, securing an impressive 269 medals which included 3 Gold Medal Finalists (shortlisted for the overall global prize), 146 Bronze medals, 98 Silver medals, and 22 Gold medals.

The Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS) has confirmed that in the 2023 competition:

  1. The Roman Ridge School had the HIGHEST NUMBER OF ENTRIES & MEDALS of any school in Ghana  
  2. The Roman Ridge School had the HIGHEST NUMBER OF ENTRIES & MEDALS of any school in Africa
  3. The Roman Ridge School has successfully placed in the TOP 5 OF ALL SCHOOLS IN THE COMMONWEALTH WORLDWIDE

On Thursday 15 February 2024, The Roman Ridge School held a Special Awards Ceremony, graced by esteemed dignitaries to celebrate the participants and medal winners of the QCEC 2023 competition, including  His Excellency Mr. Keith McMahon (Deputy British High Commissioner to Ghana), – Mr. John Apea (Head of Mission – Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council, CWEIC), Benjamin Gomado-Cobblah (CWEIC, Country Director) and ⁠Danielli Ofori Atta (CWEIC, Business Director), Mrs. ⁠Jacqueline Dufie Mpare, Head of Agency Banking for Ecobank Group, CWEIC Strategic Partner), Mr. Nii Odotei (Partner at Africa Legal Associates, CWEIC Strategic Partner), Mr. Harry Sintim-Aboagye (Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Duke of Edinburgh/Head of State Award), Dr. Frank Adu Jnr  (Chairman of the TRRS Board of Directors), Rev Dr Joyce Aryee (Chair of the TRRS Academic Board of Governors), Mr Gordon Gopaldas (TRRS Executive Director)

We are exceptionally proud of our pupil’s excellent results over the years, consistently earning the most medals of any school across Ghana and the entire continent of Africa in 2023 and placing us firmly in the Top 5 Schools globally!

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