April 24, 2019
With support from Africell mobile company, Life-by-Design, during its 2nd National Youth Festival, has awarded Sierra Leoneans, who have performed extremely well in education, innovation and arts at the British Council hall on April 19, 2019 on the theme “The power of now…your tomorrow starts today”
According to the Executive Chairman of Life-by-Design, Joe Abass Bangura, the National Youth Festival is an annual event organized to recognise and celebrate young people who have performed excellently well in the field of academia, creative arts and innovation.
“The best gift we can give to the younger generation is to empower them to be competitive and take the lead in any area they find themselves,” he said.
He said the idea for this year’s annual event was to showcase to the nation, the talents and successes of the young people as they are the treasures that should be given the opportunity and recognition they deserve.
Meanwhile, Seven categories of people were awarded including, best student for National Primary School Certificate Examination (NPSE), which went to Esther S. Menjor of Leon Preparatory School, while the best pupil for Basic Education Certificate Examination went to Khadjatu Jalloh of Annie Walsh Memorial school, Alafeez Othman Taqi of Sierra Leone Grammar School and Joan H.D. Hooke of Providence School, all of them got aggregate seven.
However, Albert Bangura of the Prince of Wales bags the best pupils award for the West African Examination Council (WASSCE).
Also, the Youth Entrepreneur award and Youth Innovation award went to Abigial Princess King and Mohamed Kamara, while life time achievement award for male and female go to Professor Konnike-Koso Thomas and Madam Alice Kamara.
Similarly, school got talent award went to Vine Memorial who was closely followed by Saint Edwards School.