Leila Deshina Sahnun, a 17-year-old student of Wesley Girls’ High School, Cape Coast, topped the charts in the 2018 WASSCE with excellent results, maintaining the standards she began during her junior high school BECE exams at the Mount Zion Methodist JSS in Tema Community 13.
The recently released WASSCE results had her securing AI Excellent in all the subjects she offered, namely Social Studies, English Language, Mathematics Core, Mathematics Elective, Business Management, Financial Accounting, and Economics.
Her performance is certainly going to encourage girls in the Islamic communities across the country to study hard to attain great academic laurels.
At the JHS level, her BECE results showed a similar performance in which but for her ICT paper in which she posted 3, she scored 1 in all the other subjects like English Language, Social Studies, Religious & Moral Studies, Mathematics, Integrated Science, French, Akan Akwapim and Home Economics.
Leila who spoke to journalists about her performance was full of confidence.
“I expected to do well in the examinations. I want to pursue a programme in Accounting or Economics at the University of Ghana if God permits,” she said.
Her excellence is a source of joy for her extended family in both Accra and Yendi.
The West African Senior School Examination Council (WAEC) released provisional results of candidates who took part in the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
Of the 316,999 candidates that sat for the exam, the full results of 26,434 candidates have been withheld pending investigations into various cases of examination malpractice.