Kasapreko Excellence Award: Cape Coast Technical University Graduate Emerges Winner
Kasapreko Company Limited, a leading beverage manufacturing giant in Ghana, has awarded its Excellence Award to the best engineering student at Cape Coast Technical University.
Mr. Isaac Addo was announced as the winner of the 2023 Kasapreko Excellence Award, following his outstanding academic performance at the institution.
The award, which comes with a cash prize of GH₵3000, a laptop, and a commemorative plaque, also offers Mr. Addo the opportunity to undertake his National Service with Kasapreko Company Limited. The award was presented to Mr. Addo at the school’s 2023 congregation.
Speaking on the Excellence Award, Mr. Solomon Owusu Bonnah, the HR Manager at Kasapreko Company Limited, noted that the award was designed to bridge the gap between academia and industry by giving students an opportunity to put their academic knowledge into practice.
For the most part, the award is aimed at encouraging and motivating students to excel in their studies and become leaders in their communities. The company believes that investing in technical education is critical for the development of the country and the growth of the manufacturing industry.
Since its inception over five years ago, the Kasapreko Excellence Award has been given to the best technical students from various schools to serve with the company after school. The initiative has been a success, yielding positive results, and the company intends to extend it to all technical universities across the country.
Reacting to the award, Mr. Addo expressed his delight at winning the Kasapreko Excellence Award, emphasizing his eagerness to make an impact with the company during his period of service.
The Kasapreko Excellence Award forms part of the company’s corporate social responsibility, aimed at grooming and providing work exposure to excelling students.
Cape Coast Technical University’s Dean of Student Affairs, Prof. Charles Emmanuel Oppon, commended Kasapreko for instituting the award and giving students an opportunity to serve with them. However, he also urged the company to consider awarding female engineering students who also excel in the course.
Kasapreko Company Limited is a Ghanaian-owned company that produces alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. With a portfolio of well-known brands such as Alomo Bitters, Kasapreko Lime, and Awake Purified Drinking Water, the company has grown to become one of the leading beverage manufacturing companies in Ghana.
The manufacturing giant recently won two prestigious awards at the 2022 Ghana Beverage Awards, namely Best Manufacturing Company of the Year and Beer of the Year for their product “Freedom Beer.
Source: Graphics Online