AKOSA Abena Ann Christine Lee

Nickname(s): lawyer lee

Nationality: British Ghanaian

Favourite Catchphrase/saying: ‘oh please’, ‘please don’t get it twisted’

Favourite Class: Statistics

Favourite Form: U6

Favourite staff member: Mr. Hukpati, Monsieur Aziwa, Mr. Duku, The Whole Music Department

Favourite spot: The auditorium

Most embarrassing moment: When Mr. Amponsah-Mensah talked about my school interview and GCSE results in front of the whole school

Four words that describe you: Tired, emotional, vibe king

Your GIS experience in one word: Anticlimactic

Best GIS memories: Being in the canteen with the grease cast, winning gold for blue house in the shot put event, ‘look at me, I’m Sandra dee’

Where you think you will be 10 years from now: On a stage

That One person who inspired you during your time GIS: Once again, the whole music department

Best lesson GIS taught you: Ignoring people who add no value to your life will get you far

What you want to be remembered for at GIS: My singing and literally nothing else

Greatest achievement while at GIS: Getting the lead in a musical that never happened

Best advice while at GIS and who gave it?: ‘forward you grades!’ – Mr. Amponsah-Mensah

What you will tell your 13-year-old self knowing what you know now: you’ve got a long way to go

A song that best describes your entire GIS experience: The village by Wrabel

Social media/contact information: nope <3

Olivia LecossonAKOSA Abena Ann Christine Lee
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BROCKE Alvin

Nickname(s): Chipmunk, Simon, Theodore, Alvino, Master Brocke, Cornelius

Nationality: Ghanaian

Favourite Catchphrase/saying:  Yessir

Favourite Class: Spanish

Favourite Form : Form 3

Favourite staff member: Mr. Foster

Favourite spot: Bleachers

Most embarrassing moment: When someone told the whole class in form 1 who my crush was

Four words that describe you: Hardworking, intelligent, chill and determined

Your GIS experience in one word: Wholesome

Best GIS memories: Geography Trips

Where you think you will be 10 years from now: Owning a major IT company in Ghana and being one of the lead researchers in Artificial Intelligence

That One person who inspired you during your time GIS: Mrs. Akorfa Laryea

Best lesson GIS taught you: Not everyone you meet is your friend

What you want to be remembered for at GIS: Lending a helping hand to whoever whenever I can

Greatest achievement while at GIS: Receiving the Award of Excellence for maintaining a position on the Honour Roll for 5 consecutive years 

Best advice while at GIS and who gave it?: You miss 100% of the shots that you don’t take so take as many as you can

What you will tell your 13-year-old self knowing what you know now: Step out of your comfort zone more often and take advantage of all the opportunities that come your way.

A song that best describes your entire GIS experience: Young Dumb & Broke – Khalid

Social media/contact information: instagram: okayalvn

Olivia LecossonBROCKE Alvin
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ABDUL-NASHIRU Faris 

Nickname(s): 6keys, Frisco

Nationality: Ghanaian 

Favourite Catchphrase/saying: 

Favourite Class: Economics

Favourite Form: 4

Favourite staff member: Mr. Ako

Favourite spot: Common room

Most embarrassing moment: Don’t have one

Four words that describe you: Kind, lazy, open-minded, determined 

Your GIS experience in one word: Long

Best GIS memories: Afterparty

Where you think you will be 10 years from now: Something within computer science, Dealing with cryptocurrency. 

That One person who inspired you during your time GIS: Myself 

Best lesson GIS taught you: Time doesn’t wait for you, use the time you have wisely. 

What you want to be remembered for at GIS: Idk

Greatest achievement while at GIS: Honor roll, Norway cup

Best advice while at GIS and who gave it? : 

What you will tell your 13-year-old self knowing what you know now: Stop playing games

A song that best describes your entire GIS experience: so long-Killval

Social media/contact information: Twitter(@uhhfaris) Insta(@xo.faris)

Olivia LecossonABDUL-NASHIRU Faris 
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ANSANI Paige 

Nickname(s): p , ash, aige & paigie

Nationality : Ghanaian

Favourite Catchphrase/saying: Are you weird ? y3 di boni na y3 sere, okay then , well… , you

can’t shame the shameless, weirdo, you’re so annoyinggg ugh, i’ll block you , what was the

reason, durkiooo (from india) , WOPPPPP & hey handsome ( to one person tho )

Favourite Class: Sociology with Mr Paul

Favourite Form : Form 5 🤣

Favourite staff member: Mr Brown (library) & Mr Paul

Favourite spot: If not the common room where?

Most embarrassing moment: Form 1 – Form 3

Four words that describe you: Energetic, fun, caring ( lowkey tho ), weird

Your GIS experience in one word: Traumatic

Best GIS memories: There’s way too many to put here cause gis is a circus but when Mr

Adjei-Bisa said “life is not compulsory”, form 5 lunch dates with Eva, sociology classes in Form 4 after they moved Godfrey to our class, form 4 & 5 Bio with Eva, using the library as our home in Form 5, Form 2x with Mr. Amnorwayo & the history room, the part of lower 6 we actually had, adventures with Elle & the time spent with Afua. There’s more but these are the best

Where you think you will be 10 years from now: Getting paid for doing things I used to do for free

That One person who inspired you during your time GIS: Jayda Cheaves / my mother

Best lesson GIS taught you: Even in the middle of pandemonium if they wanted to, they would.

What you want to be remembered for at GIS: AP’s favourite person

Greatest achievement while at GIS: Not getting suspended

Best advice while at GIS and who gave it? : Anything Mr. Brown has told me

What you will tell your 13-year-old self knowing what you know now: Life is too short to be dwelling on the past. Heal & find peace

A song that best describes your entire GIS experience: Emotionally scarred – lil baby

Social media/contact information: snapchat- paige_ansani1

Any last words : Don’t believe them when they tell you they haven’t learnt & love to my soul sisters, can’t wait for more adventures.

 

Olivia LecossonANSANI Paige 
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ADU BOAKYE DANQUAH Jayne-Elle

Nickname(s): Elle 

Nationality: Ghanaian 

Favourite Catchphrase/saying: Tragic, well that’s unfortunate 

Favourite Class: Mr. Paul’s socio 

Favourite Form: Lower 6 

Favourite staff member: Mr. Brown (library), Mr. Paul 

Favourite spot: Library couches, common room couches

Most embarrassing moment: Passing out in the admin block 

Four words that describe you: Unique, confident, blunt, sleepy 

Your GIS experience in one word: Interesting

Best GIS memories: ‘school parties’, Form 3;  spending time in the assembly hall or history room with Nuti and co. Going on mini-dates with Paige after exams. SL with key. 

Where you think you will be 10 years from now: Living my best life with my dogs 

That One person who inspired you during your time GIS: Jayda wayda 

Best lesson GIS taught you: You can’t ‘wing’ everything  & “ the 9-5 I no fit “

What you want to be remembered for at GIS: 

Greatest achievement while at GIS:

Best advice while at GIS and who gave it? : Stay strong there’s only 4 months left, Jayne-Elle 

What you will tell your 13-year-old self knowing what you know now: You only live once so take advantage of every moment.

A song that best describes your entire GIS experience: Toxic 

Social media/contact information:  Snap… Jayne-Elle 

Last words: don’t skip class 🙂

Olivia LecossonADU BOAKYE DANQUAH Jayne-Elle
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ASARE Ama Twumwaa 

Nickname(s): Ama Asareee(iykyk), Twum, Amezzies(Izzyy), 

Nationality :  Ghanaian/ Nigerian(on special occasion)

Favourite Catchphrase/saying: Guyyy, Omooo, Chalee, Agya, Periodtt, ay3 ka, E don spoill, Boy3, Inshallah

Favourite Class: Mr. Adjei-Bisa “free period” lessons, Form 4/5 Accounting, 

Favourite Form: Form 3/ Form 5 

Favourite staff member: Mr. Donks, Auntie Becky, Mr. Matthias 

Favourite spot: Library, canteen, french room (pre-pandemic) 

Most embarrassing moment: Class six graduation (iykyk)

Four words that describe you: Analytical, Funny, Generous, Reserved 

Your GIS experience in one word: Cool 

Best GIS memories: Swimming in form 1( Iris almost killing me), form 1 initiation, form 3 geo trip, one form 3  IT class when we discovered Mr. David’s real name..lolll, Geo and Bio trips in form 4 and 5, pre IGs accounting lessons with Mr. Donks(stress enkoaaa), Mr. Adjei-Bisa’s telling us his life stories in class, Merchant of Venice play practise, L6 sports day, Studying at BK with Jesse and Kezia, Vibing with Niii Marteiiii. 

Where you think you will be 10 years from now:  Inshallah, making money.

That One person who inspired you during your time GIS: Honestly not only one, but all my friends( S/O to Nii Marteii thoo)

Best lesson GIS taught you: Omoo, the past and not the present, learn from your mistakes and move on.

What you want to be remembered for at GIS: 

Greatest achievement while at GIS: Umm..accounting prizes??

Best advice while at GIS and who gave it? : “Don’t say you can’t when you haven’t tried it”- Monsieur Abloso 

What you will tell your 13-year-old self knowing what you know now: “Siss, wake up and learn and stop procrastinating!” and “Stop eating plenty and go and exercise!”

A song that best describes your entire GIS experience: King Promise Ft Shatta Wale – Alright 

Social media/contact information: asare.ama@gis.edu.gh

Any last words: It’s been real. On to the next chapter!/ Chop life, no dey think twice

Olivia LecossonASARE Ama Twumwaa 
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NELSON Kezia

Nickname(s): Kay, Kez, Kezzy, Witch (economics dept), kezerooo 

Nationality: Ghanaian 

Favourite Catchphrase/saying: Byeeeeee, Sigh, God dey so we dey, Ay3 ka, stress, I can’t come and kill myself, Sissssss, Chale 

Favourite Class: Form 4 sociology class, Form 4/5 Literature class with Mr. Abor, Mr.Adjei Bisa’s free period. Ms.Cudjoe English Language’s class. 

Favourite Form: Form 2 

Favourite staff member: Auntie Becky, Mr. Paul, Mr. Donks, Mr. Ako  

Favourite spot: Library, French room, Canteen 

Most embarrassing moment: Hmm

Four words that describe you: Reliable, Straightforward, Defensive, Quiet 

Your GIS experience in one word: Tolerable  

Best GIS memories: Class 6 Kumasi trip, Form 1 after school swimming, Decorating the notice board in F2x, Form 3 Geo trip, Going to BK with Ama and Jesse, When we figured out Mr. David’s real name during ICT in form 3 (iykyk),  Form 5 bio trip, Form 5 Saturday classes with Mr. Ako, Merchant of Venice play practice, Lower 6 sports day, Going to the canteen with Ama and Anna during our free period. Co-Curricular with Ama and Eva on Wednesdays in form 4, Talking in the infant school assembly hall with Eva after school, Meeting up in the library before registration with Anna, Nikki and Ama and Lower 6 Bazaar. There are plenty but I can’t remember everything char. 

Where you think you will be 10 years from now: Making money periodttttt 

That One person who inspired you during your time GIS: Monsieur Abloso 

Best lesson GIS taught you: Procrastination is the devil. 

What you want to be remembered for at GIS: Do I even know chale

Greatest achievement while at GIS: – Getting into the Yale Young African Scholars programme. 

Best advice while at GIS and who gave it?: The only way to excel is to read your notes over and over again. Don’t wait until the last minute because you will FAIL. – Mr. Ako (paraphrased) 

-“Salvation is individual”.

What you will tell your 13-year-old self knowing what you know now: Please I beg you go and learn. 

A song that best describes your entire GIS experience:  It’s alright – R2bees 

Any last words: Due tomorrow = Do tomorrow 

Social media/contact information: nelson.kezia@gis.edu.gh- email snapchat: abizia 

Olivia LecossonNELSON Kezia
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MENSAH Nicholas

Nickname(s): Nick, Nico Nico

Nationality: British-Ghanaian

Favourite Catchphrase/saying: Live like there’s no tomorrow / Sweet Lower, more like sour Lower

Favourite Class: Form 5 Spanish

Favourite Form: Form 3

Favourite staff member: Mrs. Akorfa Laryea

Favourite spot: Hard to say

Most embarrassing moment: I’d rather not say

Four words that describe you: Stubborn, persistent, humble, modest

Your GIS experience in one word: Unpredictable

Best GIS memories: Form 5 prom, Form 3 Geo trip

Where you think you will be 10 years from now: Wherever God wants me to be

That One person who inspired you during your time GIS: My dad

Best lesson GIS taught you: Never put yourself down

What you want to be remembered for at GIS: My achievements

Greatest achievement while at GIS: Where do I even begin?

Best advice while at GIS and who gave it?: NA

What you will tell your 13-year-old self knowing what you know now: Take nothing for granted

A song that best describes your entire GIS experience: NA

Social media/contact information: NA

Any last words: Never be in a hurry to grow up

Olivia LecossonMENSAH Nicholas
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AMANKWAA Maxwell Yeboah 

Nickname(s): none

Nationality: Ghanaian

Favourite Catchphrase/saying: none

Favourite Class: none

Favourite Form: none

Favourite staff member: none

Favourite spot: none

Most embarrassing moment: none

Four words that describe you: Respect, integrity, authenticity and privacy

Your GIS experience in one word: Colourful

Best GIS memories: none

Where you think you will be 10 years from now: Mainly in Africa

That One person who inspired you during your time GIS: Mr. Anebo

Best lesson GIS taught you: Economics and also seldom push people away.

What you want to be remembered for at GIS: Nothing

Greatest achievement while at GIS: Chess Champion

Best advice while at GIS and who gave it? : There is always a reason not to do something, but those who succeed are those who make things happen~ Mr Boateng

What you will tell your 13-year-old self knowing what you know now: There is always somebody doing far more with far less, so either go big or go home.

A song that best describes your entire GIS experience: none 

Social media/contact information: Amankwaa Yeboah

Olivia LecossonAMANKWAA Maxwell Yeboah 
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APPIAH-OPONG Akua Adobea

Nicknames: Adobs, dobs, 

Nationality: Ghanaian 

Favourite catchphrase/saying: Buei, ahn okayy, ei, dkm

Favourite class: Free periods

Favourite form: Form five and lower six

Favourite staff member: Mr. Paul

Favourite spot: Common room 

Most embarrassing moment: Ei hm, if I speak

Four words that describe you: Positive, interesting, stupid, and smart

Your GIS experience in one word: lol

Best Gis memories: Watching jade and Maame play just dance in the common room, every literature and language class with jade and Malaika also “sweet” lower. “vote, vote, vote, vote Maame” car rides home with Maame and jade were always the best!

Where you think you’ll be 10 years from now: On vacation or wherever God wants me to be

The one person who inspired you the most during your time in GIS: I inspired myself 

Best lesson GIS taught you: Pick your friends wisely and mind your business 

Greatest achievement while at GIS: Being elected as Canteen Prefect 

Best advice while at GIS and who gave it?: “There’s more sleep after death” -every single GIS teacher, “chop life, make life no chop you” Briii

What will you tell your 13-year-old self knowing what you know now: I’d tell her to relax and that there’s time for everything

A song that best describes your entire GIS experience: Dreams and nightmares

Social media/contact information: twitter; @adobs__

Olivia LecossonAPPIAH-OPONG Akua Adobea
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