THE FOUR SUCCESSES OF FAMOUS AMASS
Fomena T.I. Ahmadiyya Senior High School has over the years proven to be a force to reckon with in all competitions and these gains have been consolidated in the first semester of the 2018/2019 Academic year. Among all the schools in and around Adansi, Famous AMASS stands tall. In recent past, the school has been performing tremen
ously well in competitions with the so -called “Big Schools” in Ghana.
On 26th November, 2018, during the school’s morning assembly, the Headmaster Mr. Abdullah Ayub informed the school community about the four successes which the school has achieved in the first semester of the 2018/2019 academic year. It was all joy and the mood of the entire school family was beyond description.
First, the school’s male soccer team took part in the Inter – School Football Competition (MILO) Qualifiers on 16th November, 2018. Fomena T.I. AMASS was drawn against three Senior High Schools namely: Jacobu, Owareman and Kenyase SDA Senior High Schools. We won our first two matches against Owareman and Kenyase SDA Senior High Schools in regulation time. The school’s match against Jacobu SeniorHigh School ended in a goalless draw resulting in penalty shoot-outs which we eventually won. We, therefore, qualified to the knock out stage of the competition with 8 points out of 9 maximum points.
The second success story was chalked in the Ghana Science Olympiad competition for SEIP schools, which was held at Accra for all SEIP beneficiaries. In all, 125 schools nationwide participated in this competition. Our school’s representatives left for the competition on 18th November and returned on 22nd November, 2018. In the science and practical aspect, the school placed 2nd in the competition, which comprised 125 schools. The school was awarded two plaques and a medal.
On 21st November, 2018, the school once again went for the preliminary contest of the Ultimate SRC High School Quiz Competition. Fomena T.I. AMASS was drawn against seven (7) other schools in zone two and took the 2nd position. At the end of all the three contests for zone two, Fomena T.I. AMASS placed fourth (4th) out of 21 schools thereby qualifying to the round of 24 of the competition.
Lastly, the school won the Adansi North District Inter- School Debate Competition which was hosted by Fomena T.I. AMASS on 22nd November, 2018. The debaters did extremely well and won the competition. Dompoase Senior High School, Asare Bediako Senior High School and Bodwesango Senior High School came second, third and fourth with 73%, 71%, 61% and 64% respectively.
Due to these achievements, Fomena T.I. AMASS wants to throw a challenge to other schools to work hard whenever they meet her in any competition.
The Headmaster of the school Mr. Abdullah Ayub was really impressed ,especially when most of the competitions were academic in nature. He urged all the students to be studious in order to achieve more academic laurels for the school. He finally expressed his appreciation to all the students who represented the school and the tutors who sacrificed their time to prepare the students. He promised to organize a befitting reception for all those who contributed to these success stories of the school within the semester.
Written by the Editorial Committee of Fomena T.I. AMASS S.R.C.