Aggrey Memorial A.M.E. Zion Senior High School is one of Ghana’s leading second cycle institutions located in Cape Coast in the Central Region of Ghana. The school has some notable old students in Ghana’s society from Academia to Entertainment, Politics, Media and other fields.
Some of these notable alumni are;
MR. JOHN KUDALOR
Mr. John Kudalor became Ghana’s Inspector General of Police (IGP) having acted from November 2015 to being substantive IGP in February 2016. He was IGP till 2017 and prior to becoming IGP, he served as Director General of Police Operations.
Mr. Kudalor is an old student of Aggrey Memorial A.M.E Zion Senior High School.
Born in Sekondi and related to the famous Awoonor Williams family, George Brigars Williams was a famous Ghanaian actor and also an alumni of Aggrey Memorial Senior High School.
Known for his role in the popular soap opera “Ultimate Paradise”, George Williams also starred in movies such as Genesis Chapter X, Black Sunday, Bloody Mary, My Sister’s Honor, Divine Love and other movies.
He studied acting at the London Stage Craft Center and also performed in Julian Green’s “South” at the London Arts Theatre.
George Williams died in 2016 at age 87.
DR. ROSE MENSAH-KUTIN
Dr. Rose Mensah-Kutin is a Ghanaian journalist and gender advocate, who worked as Assistant Editor for Daily Graphic. She is the West African director of ABANTU for Development, an international women’s NGO that empowers women.
With a BA degree and Master’s in Mass Communication all from University of Ghana, she holds a second master’s degree from the Institute of Social Studies, The Hague. She obtained her PhD in Gender and Energy Studies from the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom
Dr. Mensah-Kutin had her sixth form education at Aggrey Memorial Senior High School after completing Accra Girls from form one to form five.
The Ghanaian politician who served as former member of parliament for Okaikwei South is now Managing Director of State Transport Company (STC).
He served as Minister of state in different portfolios under Former President John Kufour and was also director of communications of his political party, the New Patriotic Party.
Nana Akomea had his sixth form education at Aggrey Memorial after completing his form one to form five education at Ghana Secondary Technical School (GSTS) in Sekondi Takoradi.
Ebenezer Ampaabeng has been on our screens for many years as a news presenter and journalist on Ghana Television (GTV).
Having joined the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) in 1989, he rose to become Chief Editor, Deputy Director of Television and Channel Manager of GTV Govern channel.
The old student of Aggrey Memorial who became President of the Old Students Association also taught at her alma mater before joining GBC.
Born Dorcas Opoku Dakwa and known in showbiz circles as “Abrewa Nana”, she was one of the female pioneers in rap/hiphop music. Having been introduced into hiplife, a combination of Ghana’s highlife music and hip hop(rap), she blended the two well in her music to create beautiful hiplife songs.
She got her stage name which was derived from Abrewa (translates to old woman in Akan language) and Nana (grandmother) as she was named after her grandmother.
With her demos receiving airplay and featuring on the then famous group Sass Squad in their hit song “Tuma”, she released her debut album in the year 2000. The album “Sagoa” which had the hit song Odo Filla instantly shot her into stardom. This was followed by her second album African Girl in 2002 and in 2004, she released her third album Maba.
The former judge of Idols West Africa, the West African version of the Idol Franchise, Abrewa Nana became one of the youngest judges of the show at age 27.
An alumni of Aggrey Memorial Senior High School, she attended Takoradi Polytechnic and was active in music and entertainment back in school.
Yvonne Nelson is a famous actress, producer, entrepreneur and former contestant of Miss Ghana.
Making her debut in the movie Princess Tyra, she is also known for movies like House of Gold, If Tomorrow Never Comes, Heart of Men, The Game, Sincity, Fix Us amongst others.
She is also an activist and led the famous Dumsor must Stop Campaign and Virgil which was held in 2015, a movement which she started on social media.
Yvonne who is an alumni of Aggrey Memorial Senior High School has a degree in Human Resource Management from Central University. She also has a Master’s degree in International Relations and Diplomacy from the Ghana Institute of Management And Public Administration (GIMPA).
An animator/illustrator, Louis Appiah is the CEO of Louicage Studios behind the social media hit short animated videos “Tales of Nazir”. The skits which tackles general issues in the country has also featured celebrities from Samini, Kofi Kinata, Stonebwoy amongst others.
The award winning Louis Appiah, an old student of Aggrey Memorial released a feature-length, Tales of Nazir Movie which screened in some selected cities in the country.
These are some of the prominent personalities who attended Aggrey Memorial amongst many others.