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College of Engineering Students and Indusrial Partners Awards 2016

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College of Engineering Students and Indusrial Partners Awards 2016

The College of Engineering Students' and Industrial Partners' awards is an annual event initiated in the year 2012 to reward hardworking students and partners of the College of Engineering for their efforts towards the College's improvement. This year's edition took place at the Kumapley Auditorium on Thursday, 20th October2016 at 10.00 a.m. Dignitaries that were present at the ceremony were the Pro Vice-Chancellor of KNUST, Rev. Prof Charles Ansah, the Provost of the College, Prof. Mark Adom-Asamoah, the College Registrar, Mr. Kwame Yeboah Jnr, Deans of the Faculties, professors, lecturers, the Clergy and other notable persons.

Also present were Industrials partners such as Cummins GH Ltd, Tropical Cable, Odebretch Ghana Limited, Vodafone Ghana and MTN Ghana.

The event kicked off with a word of prayer followed by an opening speech given by the Provost of the college, within which he gave a brief history of the award ceremony and acknowledged the industrial partners for their contributions.

The awards given to the students since the inception of the ceremony, have been in 3 major categories namely:

  1. The best student
  2. Excellent students, and
  3. The most improved student

Special awards however have been included by corporate bodies and individuals. These awards include:

  1. Ing. Dr Adu Amankwah Award for Chemical Engineering
  2. Tropical Cable Award for Electrical Engineering
  3. Mericom Award for Computer Engineering
  4. MTN ICT Innovation Challenge Award
  5. Vodafone Ghana Award for Telecommunication Engineering

The Department of Chemical Engineering had some of its students winning awards in the best student, excellent student and most improved students categories from second year to final year. Ebenezer Kofi Mensah Jnr, Peace Oluwaromi Adesina and Benard Twum Agyemang won the best students for second, third and final year Chemical Engineering respectively whiles Ida Kwam Injei Ngongkum, Chamberlain Adarkwa Amofa and Christabel Ofori-Atta won the best students for second, third and final year Petrochemical Engineering respectively.

 

                                           BEST STUDENTS AWARD WINNERS

 

  Benard Twum Agyemang

 

Christabel Ofori-Atta

 

Peace Oluwaromi Adesina

 

Ebenezer Kofi Mensah Jnr

 Ida Kwam Injei Ngongkum

 

The students who won awards in the Excellent Students Category as follows:

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

 

 

YEAR 2

Ebenezer Kofi Mensah Jnr.

Mensah Sarpong Brobbey

Papa Kwakye Kwarteng

Prince Agyemang

Abdul Aziz Abdullah

YEAR 3

Peace Oluwaromi Adesina

 

YEAR 4

 

Bernard Twum Agyemang

Grace Adoley Ansah

Obed Yeboah Boakye

Wilfred Kwabena Darko

                  

PETROCHEMICAL ENGINEERING

 

YEAR 2

Ida Kwam Injei Ngongkum

Patience Tiorkor Bekoe

Samuel Ampofo Appiah

YEAR 3

Chamberlain Adarkwa Amofa

 

YEAR 4

Christabel Ofori-Atta

Michael Abeiku

Alfred Bekoe Appiagyei

 

 

Papa Kwakye Kwarteng

 

Abdul Aziz Abdullah

 

Patience Tiokor Bekoe

 

Mensah Brobbey Sarpong

 

Prince Agyemang

 

Obed Yeboah Boakye

 

Alfred Bekoe Appigyei

 

Wilfred Kwabena Darko

Ing. Dr. Adu-Amankwah Award

This was instituted by family (wife and children) of late Ing. Dr. Benjamin Kwadwo Adu-Amankwa, an alumni of the Department of Chemical Engineering, who served as the Head of the Department on several occassions as well as the Dean of the Faculty of Chemical and Materials Engineering. He facilitated the establishment of the Petroleum Engineering programme and single handedly secured three major projects that brought several equipment to the Department. The award is given for the best graduating student in Petrochemical Engineering and was received this year by Prince Addo.

 

Prince Addo receives Ing. Dr. Adu-Amankwah Award

The Most Improved Student award category is for third and final year students only and was won by Prince Lartey Tetteh and Bright Armah for third year Petrochemical and Chemical Engineering respectively, and Robert Osafo Frimpong and Valentine Ifeanyi-Okafor for final year Petrochemical and Chemical Engineering respectively.

 

The Ghana Institution of Engineers Award

The Ghana Institution of Engineers (GhIE) Award aims to encourage students to always trive to improve their previous performance. It was established on 13th November 2014 and is given to the overall most improved student in the College. This award was won by Valentine Ifeanyi-Okafor, a final year Chemical Engineering student. 

 

Valentine Ifeanyi-Okafor receives (GhIE)  award for overall most improved student in the College of Engineering.