Makerere University College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) has recognized Ms. Sarah Namayengo with a plague and shs. 500,000 for her outstanding academic performance as Best Science student at Makerere University during the 2018/2019 Academic year.

Ms. Namayengo displays her plaque after the award

Ms. Namayengo was recognized on 27th February 2020 during the College Academic Board Meeting held at the Conference Room, School of Agricultural Sciences.

Namayengo was presented before the Academic Board by the Dean, School of Forestry, Environmental and Geographical Sciences Assoc. Prof. Fred Babweteera.

The College Academic Board was Chaired by the Principal CAES Prof. Bernard Bashaasha flanked by his Deputy Assoc. Prof. Gorretiie Nabanoga.

Ms. Namayengo Sarah  undertook a four years’ course in Bachelor of Conservation Forestry and Products Technology under the Department of Forestry, Biodiversity and Tourism (FBT), School of Forestry, Environmental and Geographical Sciences (SFEGs).

She emerged the overall Best Science student during the Makerere University 70th Graduation  with a CGPA 4.83

The Dean SFEGs Dr. Fred Babweteera hails Ms. Namayengo for exemplary performance

Presenting the  student before the College Academic Board the Dean SFEGs Assoc. Prof. Fred Babweteera said the school had agreed to  recognize the students for exemplary performance.

“Thank you for being the best student in the department, at  the school level, the college and the entire university”, Assoc. Prof. Fred Babweteera said.

Handing over the Award,  the Principal CAES Prof. Bernard Bashaasha said the college  was going  to work on modalities to retain Ms. Sarah Namayengo.

Ms. Namayengo (Kneeling) receiving the plag and an envelop of cash from the Principal flanked by the Dean (L) Deputy Principal Dr. Gorettie Nabanoga and the Head FBT Dr. Nectar Mwavu

This is the second time the university is recognizing Ms. Sarah Namayengo. During the first day of Makerere University’s 70th Graduation Ceremony the Makerere University Convocation awarded Namayengo Sarah (graduate) with UGX 1 Million and a plaque as a token of appreciation for her hard work.

For this  College Award, Ms. Namayengo had this to say: “I am happy for the recognition. I owe my success to my teachers, friends and family”, the joyful Sarah said.

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Report compiled by;
Jane Anyango,
Principal Communication Officer, CAES

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