- April Amanda Nutakor is the valedictorian of the UG Law School for 2020
- She is the first law student from UG to earn a 3.8+ GPA since 2012
- She is one of seven other students who completed the course with a first-class
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April Amanda Nutakor was adjudged the valedictorian for the University of Ghana Law School 2019/20 academic year.
She completed her Bachelor of Laws (LLB) with a First-Class and a Final Grade Point Average of 3.84.
Amanda’s GPA is also a historic one because she becomes the first law student from the Premier University Law School to earn a 3.8+ GPA in eight years.
She has been impressive from the beginning of her course, as a result of her excellent grades obtained in the first year, she was recognized as one of the top four students to benefit from the annual merit-based Lebanese Community Scholarship which covered tuition and part of accommodation fees at Legon.
Miss Nutakor started her basic education in Ukraine. She continued her secondary education at The Masters Senior High School at North Legon in Accra, where she was adjudged as the best General Arts student of her year group.
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She gained admission to the University of Ghana’s School of Law to pursue a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree in 2016.
Amanda has a keen interest in volunteering. As a student, she volunteered as a peer partner to international students through the International Programmes Office at the University of Ghana.
She also worked with the Legal Resources Centre, a non-governmental organisation in Accra, where she drafted development proposals concerning prisoners’ rights and participated in mentoring members of rural communities on human rights issues.
She is one of seven students who graduated with first-class honours in a virtual session on 30 July 2020.
The seven consist of three males and four females.
The other six students are Prosper Batariwah, Vanessa Alabi, Esmeralda Akorfa Afenyo, Emmanuel Dei-Tumi, Seth Doe, and Emmeline Ziwu.
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Briefly.co.za earlier reported that a virtual ceremony was held on Thursday, 30 July. The seven students who made themselves and their loved ones proud completed their Bachelor of Law (LLB) degrees with first-class honours.
Prosper Batariwah, Vanessa Alabi, Esmeralda Akorfa Afenyo, Emmanuel Dei-Tumi, Seth Doe, Emmeline Ziwu, and Amanda Nutakor have become an inspiration to many following their recent academic milestones.
Amanda Nutakor was adjudged a valedictorian as she graduated with FGPA 3.84. Universnewsroom.com reports the number of first-class students from the Law School this year is an improvement of what was experienced in 2019.
The seven students who graduated with first-class honours are the highest number of persons to have completed with first-class honours since the Law Faculty became a full-fledged school in the 2014/15 academic year.
In 2019, only five students bagged first class from the University of Ghana Law School.
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