Meet Maame Akua Manukure, the Ghanaian pupil in America who topped her class one month after joining

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Just a month after joining her mates in school in the United States of America, Ghanaian pupil Maame Akua Manukure has shown her superior brain power by topping her class.

She is based in New Rochelle, and attends the Trinity Elementary school in New Rochelle, where she joined in October 2019 and  was able to pass with incredible distinction in all seven subjects she was examined on, just a month after joining the school. sources report the Principal of Trinity Elementary School, Mr. Hilderbrand as telling Akua’s parents how excited he was with her performance, particularly considering the duration that she has been in the school.

He said “Maame Akua Aseda Manukure arrived here in New Rochelle in October 2019 from Ghana. She was welcomed into 3-Quinn by all of the students but within a month Maame has become a Maths and Language Arts star.’’

Mr. Hilderbrand continued that “Her outstanding performance in the 3rd grade exams placed her as the first Ghanaian female student to ever top all students in New Rochelle District over the past decade,”.

Authorities of the school presented Akua Aseda with a certificate of Honour.

Having over exceeded the pass marks for all seven different subjects, Maame Akua Aseda Manukure has been promoted and is due to take a national 3rd grade exams where she’s competing with thousands of students in the USA.

Winners of this national exams are expected to get some 96% scholarship from the USA government.



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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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