JoyNews’ Emmanuel Kwasi Debrah has received the Engineering Evangelism Award at the twenty fourth Ghana Institution of Excellence Award in Accra.
He was recognised for his wonderful reportage on indigenous applied sciences.
Kwasi Debrah is the pinnacle of the Science and Technology desk and the lead reporter for Tech Thursday which is broadcasted on all Multimedia platforms.
Other people who had been honoured embody, Emmanuel Wereko Brobbey, the inventor of the prosthetic limb constituted of plastic bottles.
The EEA Ghana is a national award honouring the excellent contribution of people or organizations selling engineering excellence and improvements in addition to engineering students displaying nice potential for research.
The award was established to mirror on and acknowledge the dear contributions that people and organizations make, to encourage their continued involvement and people of others, and to promote the important thing role of the engineering profession in public life.
It additionally acknowledges invaluable contributions and extraordinary efficiency in all aspects of the engineering profession. The EEA offers sturdy consciousness of the profession amongst associated professions and the general public.
This year’s award was under the theme: Engineering: Resilience within the face of local weather change and pandemic.
President of the Ghana Institute of Engineers, Rev. Prof. Charles Adams called on the engineering professionals to uphold excellence of their endeavors.
He believes constant efforts in attaining excellence set a person or entity aside and ensures their longevity.
“We as the GhIE exist to uphold standards and excellence. We want to be sure that this country will build infrastructure that would last. We want to build so generations after us will benefit from the monies that have been invested in infrastructure and systems in the country. Anybody can do anything, but to have excellence and maintain it, you must be intentional about it. Anybody can have excellence once a while, but you have to have it as a culture,” he said.
Kwasi Debrah was awarded with a plaque and quotation for his immense contribution as a non-engineering individual promulgating engineering via journalism for societal impacts.
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