FTC recognises teens

Second From Left Chief Executive Officer of the Fair Trading Commission Peggy Griffith with (from Left) 3rd Place essay writer Hannah Rowe, winner Yannic Boyce and 2nd place writer Emily Wilson.
Second From Left Chief Executive Officer of the Fair Trading Commission Peggy Griffith with (from Left) 3rd Place essay writer Hannah Rowe, winner Yannic Boyce and 2nd place writer Emily Wilson.

Three teenagers were today rewarded for their entries in the Fair Trading Commission’s essay competition.

This morning, Yannic Boyce, Emily Wilson and Hannah Rowe, were presented with their prizes at an awards ceremony at the Accra Beach Hotel & Spa Rockley, Christ Church.

What is Consumer Protection and How Does It Affect Me, As a Young Consumer? was the topic they wrote on in the competition, aimed at increasing awareness about consumer rights and responsibilities among youth.

Winner of the competition Boyce took home an iPad along with a $500 cash prize for her school, Combermere School, which beat 12 other schools to first place in the competition.

Second and third place went to Emily Wilson and Hannah Rowe of the St. Ursula’s and Harrison College respectively.

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