Citi FM’s ‘The Literacy Challenge’ on June 23, 2022, visited The Light Academy and De Youngsters School in Adentan, as well as St. Peter’s Mission School at Ogbojo.
The visit to the three schools is part of efforts to interact with students across the country to garner interest for this year’s competition.
The team had a fun session with the students as well as give them the details and explained the technicalities of this year’s competition.
During the session, the students showed a lot of interest in the competition and spoke highly of The Literacy Challenge.
“I think Citi FM are doing an amazing thing with this competition, and I’m ready to be a part of this year’s challenge. I am not scared to come up against other students, so let’s see how far I can go in this year’s challenge,” a male student at De Youngsters said.
“I think the entry topic is a good one. It is something I am passionate about, and I hope my voice will be heard after I write on poverty,” a male student from St. Peter’s stated.
This year’s competition is sponsored by Vodafone Ghana Foundation as part of the Kindred Partners, Prospectus Ghana Ltd, Dext Technology and Alife Soap.
About The Literacy Challenge
‘The Literacy Challenge’ identifies and rewards the most outstanding JHS students in the country after a series of rigorous tests.
For the 2022 edition, interested participants are to submit an essay on the topic, “You have been appointed as an advisor to the Minister of Communications and Digitalization. In not less than 600 words, you are required to write to the Minister, advising on how Ghana can deploy technology for poverty reduction and national development.”
Scripts are to be sent to ‘The Literacy Challenge’ P. O Box GP 14123, Accra-Central or be dropped at the front desk of Citi FM, Adabraka – Accra.
The deadline for submission is Sunday, July 10, 2022. For further enquires, kindly contact 0205973973 for assistance.
As an initiative of Citi 97.3 FM, The Literacy Challenge is a nationwide campaign that promotes literacy in Ghana.
The contest, which spans a three-month period, targets Junior High School students (JHS) in Ghana.
It is run on three levels. Level one has to do with the students writing an essay on the stated topic.
Level Two – Aptitude Test: At this level, the top 50 contestants from across Ghana will take part in a general knowledge aptitude test to make it to the next round. The number will be reduced to 10.
Level Three – Quiz Competition: At this level, the top 10 contestants shall compete for the grand prize of GHS10,000 in a classic quiz competition.
For more information, call 0205973973.
The Literacy Challenge is powered by 97.3 Citi FM, with support from Citi TV.
Watch out for The Literacy Challenge team, coming to a school near you.