Legon Basic School Pupil Ethan Nartey Wins 2020 National Cyber Robotics & Coding Competition

Ethan receiving his prize

Ethan Edric Kweku Nartey, a Form two (2) pupil of the University of Ghana Basic School (UBS), has emerged winner of the 2019/2020 edition of the Ghana Cyber Robotics Coding Competition.

Known in the competition as Team Ethan, he came tops with a total score of 1431.

His school mate, Daniel Asamoah, who is in Form 1 (one) placed eighth with 550 points. Ethan came first ahead of competitors from various basic and high schools across the country.

The competition which targets all students, irrespective of the level of education affords participants the opportunity to program, authorize and control virtual robots. The competition, organized by the Ghana Education Service, was the first to be held in Ghana and Africa. This year’s competition featured Forty-six (46) finalists from first and second cycle schools in public and private institutions.

In his brief remarks, Ethan Nartey, expressed profound appreciation to the Almighty God for giving him the strength to overcome some he some hiccups he encountered during the competition.

He lauded the Headmaster, Mr. Alfred Codjoe-Allotey for providing the enabling environment and logistical support before and during the competition.

He also acknowledged the support of the Coach, Mr. Shadrack Agyiri, who urged him on when he lagged behind by ten minutes due to network challenges on the final day of the competition.

The team was presented with two (2) brand new EV3 Lego Mindstorms Robotics Kits and a laptop computer.

Watch out for this tech genius.

Source: UG||

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