Executive

The Executive Committee


President

Grant Ayayee attended Ketasco from 1970 to 1975. His hobbies include tennis, table tennis, cycling , and discussing political issues around the globe. He has a background in Biomedical engineering and currently works as senior quality manufacturing engineer in a biomedical device and pharmaceutical engineering and manufacturing industry.

He has a vision to harness every material and monetary support legally available from individuals, corporate entities, and educational institutions in North America to aid students in Keta secondary school and also improve the academic and scientific education of the school.


Vice President

Dr. Bernard Gadagbui is a member of the Ketasco 1978 Year Group. He also completed the sixth Form at Ketasco in 1980. He was in Fiawoo and enjoyed playing soccer and volley ball. Bernard studied biochemistry (major) and chemistry (minor) at the University of Ghana and did his two-year National Service at the Biochemistry Department where he graduated from. He went on to study biochemistry and then environmental health at the University of Bergen, Norway. After a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Florida, USA, Bernard changed his concentration to toxicology and became a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology (DABT). He is also a European Registered Toxicologist (ERT). He is a founding member and the current president of both the African Society of Toxicological Sciences (ASTS) and the Ewe Association of Cincinnati-Day, and the current Chairman of the Ghanaian Association of Greater Cincinnati. Bernard is also the Vice President of the Ketasco Alumni of North America, Inc., and also doubles as the Acting Secretary. He is a senior toxicologist at the Risk Science Center at the Department of Environmental Health at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Bernard enjoys singing, dancing, sharing jokes and traveling. He lives with his family in West Chester, Ohio, USA. Bernard can be reached at bkgad@yahoo.com


Secretary.

Vincent Hamenu Kosi attended Keta Secondary school, now Keta Senior High Technical School, from 1975 to 1980. He was in the yellow (Abruquah) house. In Ketasco Vincent had several nicknames starting first as Love Lee, then Muzenge, before others like Xorgli Makadu, and Aplakudase were added. At Ketasco Vincent was very obedient and trustworthy. He is the current secretary of the executive committee and the board of directors of the Ketasco Alumni of North America. At Ketasco, Vincent was a member of the school soccer team from 1976 to 1980. His hobbies are soccer and music of the years gone by.

Vincent currently works at Asbury Methodist Village in the transportation department as dispatcher and a scheduler.

He can be reached at kosivh@hotmail.com


Assistant Acting Secretary

Dr. Bernard Gadagbui is a member of the Ketasco 1978 Year Group. He also completed the sixth Form at Ketasco in 1980. He was in Fiawoo and enjoyed playing soccer and volley ball. Bernard studied biochemistry (major) and chemistry (minor) at the University of Ghana and did his two-year National Service at the Biochemistry Department where he graduated from. He went on to study biochemistry and then environmental health at the University of Bergen, Norway. After a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Florida, USA, Bernard changed his concentration to toxicology and became a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology (DABT). He is also a European Registered Toxicologist (ERT). He is a founding member and the current president of both the African Society of Toxicological Sciences (ASTS) and the Ewe Association of Cincinnati-Day, and the current Chairman of the Ghanaian Association of Greater Cincinnati. Bernard is also the Vice President of the Ketasco Alumni of North America, Inc., and also doubles as the Acting Secretary. He is a senior toxicologist at the Risk Science Center at the Department of Environmental Health at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Bernard enjoys singing, dancing, sharing jokes and traveling. He lives with his family in West Chester, Ohio, USA. Bernard can be reached at bkgad@yahoo.com


Treasurer

Norvy Akaba is the treasurer of the Ketasco Alumni Association of North America. She was in Ketasco from 1977 to 1982 where she was a member of the noble Quao (Green) house or house one. Norvy was an active member of the school’s melodic choir as well as a member of the cultural troupe that dazzled students with rich cultural performances. As an athlete, Norvy was an outstanding player in the school girls’ hockey team that conquered all that they surveyed at the time.

She presently lives at Old Bridge, New Jersey, and works as a nurse with one of the regions renowned hospitals.

Norvy is a devout Christian par excellence and loves listening to soul searching music and dancing.

She can be reached at tillygash@hotmail.com

 


Assistant Treasurer

Dr. Kwasi G. Mawuenyega was a student at Ketasco and graduated with the class of 1986 and followed up with the Advanced Level graduation in 1988. He loved playing sports for the various Quao House teams, and shooting hoops was his best. He went to college at the University of Ghana, Legon and graduated in biochemistry and chemistry degrees and then to Graduate School at the Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo Japan, where he graduated with a PhD in biological chemistry. His previous places of work include Nestle Ghana Ltd. (National Service) and the US Federal Government’s National Laboratory; the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico (Postdoctoral Fellowship). He currently works as a senior scientist at the Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, where he does research studies to find diagnosis and cure for Alzheimer disease and ALS. He can be reached by email at kwasigm+ketasco@gmail.com


Organizer

Elsie Ziddah Dogbatse is the indefatigable organizer of the Ketasco Alumni Association of North America. She completed Ketasco in 1984 where she was a member of the famous Quao (green) house. As student at Ketasco, Elsie devoted her time and energy to societies and club activities, an area where she distinguished herself as a peoples and action person. She has a motto that reads “Actions speak louder than words” and this has continued to be her guiding principle as the organizer of the association. Her dream is to work collectively with all members of the executive and the board of directors to uplift the academic and social image of students and staff of Keta Senior High technical school.

Elsie lives in the neighborhood of South Amboy and can be reached by email on elsieziddah@yahoo.com


Assistant Organizer

Wallace H Setranah AKA Torgbui Setranah left Ketasco in the year of our Lord 1968, where he served as the dining hall prefect of the school.

Torgbui Setranah lives in New York and is employed as a civil engineer with New York City department of Housing, Preservation, and Development, with the job title of construction project manager.

At Ketasco his interests were in reading, fishing, track and field, soccer, and dancing.

His vision is to see Keta Senior High Technical school as one of the best in academic work and second to none in the country.

Presently his hobbies are reading, fishing, basketball, football, track and field, horse racing, travelling, boxing, and soccer.

Wallace Setranah can be reached at whsetranah@yahoo.com


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