The Ashtown Community has supplemented the number of male champions among the community winners in the Otumfuo Community Reading Challenge (OCRC).
During the English and Twi reading challenge which took place at the Ahenboboano Old- Antoa Station, on May 5, Yaw Boakye Agyapong, 14, refused to let another female emerge as the champion.
The last time a male won at the community stage was on April 19 in the Kwadaso community, since then, all eight communities the challenge has visited, got female winners.
He now becomes the fifth male champion and the seventeenth champion to be discovered at the community stage in the reading challenge.
Yaw Boakye Agyapong is 14 years and a student of the St. Louis Jubilee School.
Yaw received five hundred cedis cash from Konahene Nana Konadu Yiadom IV as part of his GHc30, 000 cash prize to all community stage Champions.
His school, the St. Louis Jubilee School, also received Ghc500 from Tredehene Nana Nuben Sra III as part of his Ghc30, 000 cash prize to schools of community champions.
Champions discovered at the community level are Maame Asarewaa Adu Gyamfi, the Nkawie Champion, Henry Dwight Yorke, the Abuakwa champion, Michael Asuako, the Tanoso Champion, Mary Afriyie Manu, the Nyankyerenease champion, and Stansy Akua Karikari, the Asuoyeboah Community Champion.
Also are Davis Amankona, the Atwima-Techiman community champion, Joyceline Owusu, the Twedie community Champion, Emmanuel Agyekum, the Kwadaso community champion, Stella Darko, the Agric community champion, and Constance Boadiwaa, the Kronum Champion.
The rest are Lordina Darko Junior, the Bremang champion, Yaa Tiwaa Antwi Boasiako, the Maakro champion, Rosemond Osei Bonsu, the Anomangye champion, Princess Sarfowaa, the Suame champion, Lordina Serwaa Agyapong, the Tafo champion and Esther Yaa Ampong, the Moshie Zongo Champion.
Source: opemsuo.com/Hajara Fuseini