The Domod Roofing Limited (DRL) Accra has presented laptops to two brilliant second year students in fulfilment of a partnership between the Department of Construction Technology and Management (CTM) of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and DRL.
The awardees, Miss Annabel Markpokpo Ami-Dompey, studying BSc. Construction Technology and Management and Mr. Evans Boateng, pursuing BSc. Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics obtained Cumulative Weighted Averages (CWA) of 76.86 and 72.09 respectively.
They received a brand-new HP laptop computer each as a prize for their outstanding performance in the 2019/2020 Academic Year.
Presenting the laptops, Mr. Fred Kwofie, Managing Director of DRL mentioned that the awards forms part of DRL’s Corporate Social Responsibility to promote industry-academia collaboration. He believed that the laptops given to the students would help them in their online studies which has become the new normal. He hoped that the awardees would become ambassadors of the company.
Giving a background on the partnership, the Head of the Department of CTM, Professor Bernard Baiden said that the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in 2020 was to provide a platform that would benefit the Department of CTM with internship opportunities, National Service for graduates, training, and career development programmes for students.
Professor John Tia Bugri, Provost of the College of Art and Built Environment (CABE) thanked the donor for the laptops given to the students and urged the students to keep the computers in good shape and utilize them for its intended purpose.