Sports journalist and Ghana Beach Soccer Pioneer Yaw Ampofo Ankrah was the toast of Tertiary students in Ghana when he was presented with an Honorary Award as the Pioneer of the sand sport in Ghana as well as being an exceptional broadcast Journalist over the past two decades.
The highly anticipated event which was held at the AMA Auditorium in Accra was attended by a cross-section of distinguished dignitaries, media personalities, student leaders and corporate executives.
In accepting the award, Ampofo Ankrah thanked the organisers and commended them for providing such a platform to inspire excellence in students, graduates and the youth by recognizing their contributions in diverse fields.
"I also wish to thank my CEO at Max TV, Mr Maxwell Techie for giving me the platform to share my media knowledge and use my skills to reach millions through iMax Media platforms".
Ampofo-Ankrah stated that passion, teamwork and dedication are the cornerstones for consistency in the Media industry.
The Awards and Honors which are organised by Glint Africa in partnership with the Ghana Tertiary Excellence Awards came off on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at the Accra Metropolitan Assembly Auditorium.
The event witnessed thrilling performances from up and coming as well as notable Ghanaian artistes such as rapper Adohyart, Incredible Zigi, Made In Ghana, Nana Made In China, Meragh, Ara Bella and others. Special guests included Odeefuo, Comedian Waris, Enock Darko, Anthony Wood, Mr Samuel Dzidulali Kofi Danku, Ajeezay and Mr Seme Mawuli Addom.
Saturday’s event was hosted by Ghana’s very own Nana Made In China and Naami Okine.
Below is the full list of winners:
1. Business Student Award – NK Basit
2. Film Video Director – Iris Adomaa Takyi
3. Student Activist/Advocate – Audrey Grace
4. Emerging Student Musician – Qwesi Jay
5. Female Radio Personality – Abena Ampofo
6. Female TV Personality – Makafui Daniels
7. Campus Event Award – Nana Ezy
8. Male Model – Model Jeffred
9. Male Radio Personality – Enoch Ato Nyamson
10. Male TV Personality – DJ Crek
11. Nursing Student – Ayeyi Judith
12. Student Activist/Advocate – Audrey Grace
13. Student Blogger/Writer – Long Jon Blogger
14. Student Comedian – Aca P
15. Student Dancer – Kingsman
16. Student DJ – DJ Kelly
17. Student Editor/Animator – Isaac Asare Owusu
18. Student Entrepreneur – Appiah Ellen Wiredu
19. Student Fashion Designer – Emmanuel Frimpong
20. Student Foundation – Giya Foundation
21. Student Graphic Designer – Terku Paul Lawer
22. Student Academics – Philip Owusu
23. Student In Agriculture – Meimba Peter
24. Student In Engineering – Anaapeesa Evans
25. Student In Health Science – Emmanuella Kwabuwa Boateng
26. Student In Sound Engineering – Solomon White Adzaka
27. Student Makeup Artiste – Purplez_glums_hub
28. Student MC – MC Sankay
29. Student Photographer – Samuel Laryea
30. Student Sports Personality – Eben Kobby
31. Student TV Show – Fandom Buzz
1. Most Promising Student DJ – DJ Xtra
2. Most Promising Film / Video Director – Princess Diya
3. Most Promising MC – Ameer De MC
4. Campus Ambassador – Elijah Ayeebo Anyagbire
5. Most Promising Entrepreneur – Priscilla Chamba
6. Most Promising Student Advocate – Sandra Amonu
7. Overall 2nd Highest vote
8. Overall 1st winner Long Jon Blogger