The Luv FM/ARSRC High School Debate has so far been the most talked about event in the Ashanti Region. Participating schools in this maiden edition are: Akrofuom SHS, Armed Forces SHS, Adventist Girls, Tepa SHS, Prempeh College, Opoku Ware School, Yaa Asantewaa Girls, Osei Tutu, KASS, TI AMASS, KOSS, KNUST SHS, Kumasi High School, Kumasi Girls, St Monica and St Louis SHS.
For this maiden edition, the basis for selecting schools is Ashanti Region’s 12 best ranked schools in the 2017 West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and four(4) others, based on performance in the National Independence Presidential Debate.
The program was officially launched at the Kumasi City Mall in front of a teaming crowd made up of Students, Patrons, Old Students and the General Public.
Speaking at the Launch and Draw on 14th September, 2018, Ama Adwubi Asafu Adjaye, Coordinator in charge of Second Cycle at the Ghana Education Service, GES. She called on the Organizers and Judges of the competition to ensure a free and transparent contest.
Starting tomorrow 21st September, 2018. Yaa Asantewaa meets Kuamsi Girls and Akrofuom also meets St Louis for the second match at the Christian Service University College Auditorium.. The Chairperson of the program, Mrs Theodosia Jackson, the Principal of Jackson College of Education promised a cash price of GHC3000 and 400 exercise books for the eventual winner.
Subsequent matches are: OWASS vrs KOSS on Monday, 24th September 2018
TI AMASS vrs Adventist Girls on Wednesday, 26th September 2018
KNUST SHS vrs OT on Friday, 28th September 2018
KUHIS vrs St Monica on Friday, 28th September 2018
KASS vrs Tepa SHS on Monday, 1st October 2018
Armed Forces vrs Prempeh College on Wednesday, 3rd October
All being held at the Christian Service University.
By: Agnes Afriyie