Prempeh College

From Wikipedia
Prempeh College
high school
Inception1949 Edit
Dem name afterPrempeh II Edit
Found byPrempeh II Edit
CountryGhana Edit
Dem locate for de administrative territorial entity insydAshanti Region, Kumasi Metropolitan District Edit
LocationKumasi Metropolitan District, Ashanti Region Edit
Coordinate location6°42′14″N 1°38′45″W Edit
OperatorGhana Education Service Edit
Street addressSunyani Rd. Sofoline Edit
Postal code1993 Edit
Official website Edit
Gender educatedmale Edit
Prempeh College Crest

Prempeh College be public secondary boarding school wey be for guys wey dey Kumasi insyd, capital city give Ashanti Region, Ghana. Asanteman traditional authority wey found de school for 1949 insyd, de British Colonial Government, de Methodist Church Ghana den de Presbyterian Church of Ghana.[1] Dem name de school after King of Ashanti, (Asantehene) Sir Osei Tutu Agyeman Prempeh II, he wey he donate de land wey dem build de school for top,[2] wey dem san model am for Eton College wey dey England insyd.[3]

De school top matriculation for Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology for 2004 insyd plus 441 students wey dem admit[4] den for 2012 insyd, plus 296 students dem admit wey komot from de college. De school chop de National Robotics Championships for record five times between 2013[5] den 2021. For 2016 insyd Prempeh College chop de Toyota Innovation Award for de International Robofest World Championships wey dem hold for Michigan, USA insyd.[6]

Notable alumni[edit | edit source]

  • Mohammed Abdul-Saaka, deputy minister for de second republic insyd
  • Sam Adjei, physician
  • Samuel Yaw Adusei, former deputy Ashanti Regional Minister
  • Jot Agyeman, author, actor, playwright den media executive
  • Kwesi Ahwoi, former Minister give Interior of Ghana.
  • Francis Amanfoh, diplomat
  • Abednego Feehi Okoe Amartey, Vice Chancellor for de University of Professional Studies
  • Joseph Amoah, sprinter wey represent Ghana for de 2019 World Athletics Championships den national record holder for de men's 200 metres insyd[7]
  • Richard Twum Aninakwah, Justice for de Supreme Court of Ghana (2004–2008)
  • Edmund Owusu Ansah, footballer
  • Yaw Appau, active Justice for de Supreme Court of Ghana (2015–)
  • Kwame Baah, Ghanaian soldier den politician; formerly Minister for Lands and Mineral Resources, Minister for Foreign Affairs, den Minister for Economic Planning during Acheampong ein regime.
  • Hon Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, Ghanaian Politician, Former Minister of Education
  • Fritz Baffour, television producer den media consultant wey he be de managing director of Tropical Visionstorm Limited
  • Baffour Adjei Bawuah, diplomat
  • Kofi Boahene, physician
  • Nana Osei Bonsu II, de traditional ruler for Ashanti Mampong
  • Yussif Chibsah, footballer
  • Dr. Kwabena Duffuor, Former Governor Bank of Ghana, Finance Minister, Founder UniBank Ghana
  • Maxwell Kofi Jumah Former Mayor of Kumasi[8]
  • Sadat Karim, footballer
  • John Kufuor,[9] former presido for de Republic of Ghana
  • Osagyefo Kuntunkununku II- Okyenhene
  • Joakim Lartey, percussionist
  • Kwadwo Mpiani, Former Chief of Staff den Minister for Presidential Affairs
  • Martin Osei Nyarko, footballer
  • Michael K. Obeng, Ghanaian American Plastic Surgeon
  • Dominic Oduro, footballer
  • Prof. Kwadwo Asenso Okyere, former Vice Chancellor, University of Ghana, Legon, former head of Food and Agriculture, UNO
  • Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, MP for Manhyia South den Minister for Energy, Ghana
  • Kwadwo Afoakwa Sarpong, former Ghanaian diplomat
  • Kwabena Sarpong-Anane, acting Director General for de Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (2010–2011)
  • Tonyi Senayah, Chief Executive Officer of Horseman Shoes
  • Kwaku Sintim-Misa Ghanaian actor, director, satirist, talk show host, den author.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 30 March 2019. Retrieved 8 July 2017.
  2. Report on the financial and physical problems of development in the Gold Coast, Dudley Seers, Claud Richard Ross, Office of the Govt Statistician, 1952
  3. Dunkley Gyimah, David (6 July 2007). "Amanfoo - Prempeh College". Archived from the original on 19 December 2021 – via YouTube.
  4. "Prempeh College Is Producing More Scientist ..." ghanaweb. 30 November 2001.
  5. "Prempeh College wins 2020 Robofest World Championship". Graphic Online. Retrieved 30 October 2022.
  6. "Prempeh College wins 2016 robotics world championship". Modern Ghana. Retrieved 30 October 2022.
  8. "5 Times Kofi Jumah Showed that he is the Most Troublesome Kumasi Politician - NsromaMedia". 3 June 2016.
  9. "President John Agyekum Kufuor of Ghana". Joinafrica. Retrieved 24 May 2012.