2010 Project Citizen Ghana National Showcase

St Louis Senior High School on Thursday made its Ashanti Region proud when the school won the 2010 Project Citizen Ghana National Showcase award in Accra.

Project Citizen is a portfolio-based interdisciplinary civic education programme for the youth that promotes qualitative participation in local and national government.
It was designed to assist the youth to learn how to monitor and influence public policy and develop support for democratic values and principles, in the process.
The programme was under the theme: “Toward Effective Youth Participation in Ghana’s Democracy”.

The Kumasi-based girls’ school beat other two finalists with 82.3 points and took home a plague, a desktop computer and assorted items from the sponsors.
Other finalists, St Francis Xavier Junior Seminary, Upper West Region, had 75.7 points and received a 21-inch television set and a DVD Player and assorted items while the Tamale Senior High School had 70.7 and took home a 21-inch television and assorted goods.

Source: GNA