National Achievement Awards (NAA) 2017 Awardees

ACADEMIC INSTITUTION OF THE YEAR 2017- TERTIARY
Institute of Public Administration & Management

ACADEMIC INSTITUTION OF THE YEAR 2017- SECONDARY
Dele Peddle International High School- Allen Town

YOUNG ACHIEVER OF THE YEAR –NPSE 2017
Ibrahim Sesay- International Primary School, Freetown.
(School of Choice: Sierra Leone Grammar School)
Aggregate 355

Chidima Taylor- Apex International Primary School, Freetown.
(School of Choice: Sierra Leone Grammar School)
Aggregate 355

YOUNG ACHIEVER OF THE YEAR –BECE 2017
Carrietta Farma-Hai

Modern High School, Jomo Kenyatta Road, Freetown
School of Choice: Modern High Senior Secondary School

SUBJECTS & GRADES
Integrated Science 1
Language Arts 1
Mathematics 1
Social Studies 1
Agricultural Science 1
French 1
Business Studies 1
Home Economics 1

YOUNG ACHIEVER OF THE YEAR –BECE 2017
Carrietta Farma-Hai

Modern High School, Jomo Kenyatta Road, Freetown
School of Choice: Modern High Senior Secondary School

SUBJECTS & GRADES
Integrated Science 1
Language Arts 1
Mathematics 1
Social Studies 1
Agricultural Science 1
French 1
Business Studies 1
Home Economics 1
YOUNG ACHIEVER OF THE YEAR –WASCE 2017
Osman Juldeh Bah
Sierra Leone Grammar School, Freetown

SUBJECTS & GRADES
Geography A1
English Language B3
Further Mathematics B2
Agricultural Science A1
Biology B2
Chemistry A1
Science B3
Physics A1

SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR 2017
George Wyndhem (Para Table Tennis)

MINISTRY OF THE YEAR 2017
Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation

PARASTATAL OF THE YEAR 2017
Sierra Leone Airports Authority (SLAA)

PARASTATAL OF THE YEAR 2017
Sierra Leone Airports Authority (SLAA)

MEDIA HOUSE OF THE YEAR 2017 (Print- Newspapers)
Awoko (Winner)

MEDIA HOUSE OF THE YEAR 2017 (Electronics- Radio)
Radio Democracy 98.1

MEDIA HOUSE OF THE YEAR 2017 (Electronics-TV)
AYV TV

ARTIST OF THE YEAR 2017 (Performing Art)
Abdul Razak Kanu aka Arkman

ARTIST OF THE YEAR 2017 (Fine Art)
Melvin Pratt aka Rasmelo (Visual arts and handicraft)

COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF THE YEAR 2017
No Winner!

FINANCIAL INSTITUTION OF THE YEAR 2017
Sierra Leone Commercial Bank (SLCB)

PETTY TRADER OF THE YEAR 2017
Haja Baikisu Kamara (Cotton Trader)

INDIGENOUS BUSINESS OF THE YEAR 2017
A Call to Business Group

MEDICAL PRACTITIONER OF THE YEAR 2017
Dr. Abdul Jalloh (Sierra Leone Psychiatry Hospital)

MEDICAL PRACTITIONER OF THE YEAR 2017
Dr. Abdul Jalloh (Sierra Leone Psychiatry Hospital)

PHILANTHROPIST OF THE YEAR 2017
Aberdeen Women Center

PHILANTHROPIST OF THE YEAR 2017
Aberdeen Women Center

LEGAL PRACTITIONER OF THE YEAR 2017
Simitie Lavaly

MILITARY OFFICER OF THE YEAR
LT. GEN Brima Sesay

POLICE OFFICER OF THE YEAR 2017
AIG Memunatu Borah Conteh-Jalloh

FIRE FORCE OFFICER OF THE YEAR 2017
(Station Officer) Donald Cole

CORRECTIONAL OFFICER OF THE YEAR 2017
Asst. Director of Corrections, Ahmed Turay

FARMER OF THE YEAR 2017
Alhaji W. Jalloh


SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARDS 2017

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD TO HIS EXCELLENCY DR ERNEST BAI KOROMA
For distinguished transformative development, the maintenance of peace, the promotion of political tolerance, and unprecedented human rights record for 10 years uninterrupted years of national and political leadership as President of Sierra Leone.


SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD TO LANS IBRAHIM CONTEH
For outstanding achievement in Education at the age of 16.

Lans is currently a Lower 6 science student at the Lebanese International School, where he sat to the IGCSE in the last academic year and obtained the following results:

Mathematics- A* (A star)
Biology- A*
Chemistry- A*
English- A
Geography- A
Physics- A
I.C.T- A
Human Biology- B
F.P Mathematics- C

He holds an executive position at his current school of L.I.S as the student body president being the first black individual to hold this position in living memory.

Previously, Lans attended the International School Limited Primary where he sat his NPSE and attained the overall best result in the nation with an aggregate of 374 which led to him receiving his first AWOL award for the “Young Achiever of the Year” in 2012.

He has received other national awards for academic excellence from various organizations.

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD TO THE SIERRA LEONE ASSOCIATION OF JOURNALISTS (SLAJ)
For the Yellow Ribbon campaign, Awareness Raising and Social Mobilisation during the EVD outbreak.

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD TO DR. ORWIZZ KOROMA
For outstanding contribution to the country as a pathologist during the EVD outbreak, mudslide and flooding disaster.

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD TO KELVIN KAMARA AKA AMERIKIN STRESS
For outstanding and courageous service to the Foula Tong Community during the August 14, 2017 flooding disaster in Freetown.

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD TO THE REPUBLIC OF SIERRA LEONE ARMED FORCES (RSLAF)
For outstanding and patriotic service during the EVD outbreak, mudslide and flooding disaster in the country.

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD TO THE SIERRA LEONE MEDICAL & DENTAL ASSOCIATION
For selfless and courageous service to the nation during the EVD outbreak, flooding and mudslide disaster.

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD TO MR. CHARLIE HAFFNER
For outstanding contribution to the Arts & Entertainment Industry.

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD TO MADAM JOSEPHINE POSSEH SESAY
For being the only female Train Locomotive driver in Sierra Leone.