Airtel Ghana, has commended Miss Afua Ansah, the 2016 National Spelling Bee champion and Ghana’s first representative to the Scripps Spelling Bee championship in the United States of America, for the courage and determination she displayed at the grand finale. The Smartphone Network is awarding Miss Afua Ansah with a full year scholarship for her remaining year at Christ the King School. The announcement was made after the organizers of the Scripps Spelling Bee championship called on Airtel Ghana for assistance. Speaking at the ceremony, Lucy Quist, the Managing Director of Airtel Ghana commended Miss Afua Ansah for being the first African to take part in the Scripps Spelling Bee global competition. She also encouraged the organizers of the competition to go on with their good works.
Miss Ansah, 14, was part of the first 20 who made it to the final out of 11 million people worldwide who were in the competition.