A curious caravanserai of notoriety and nonsense, poetry and prophecy.

Manye Portraits, Round One

Ellen, age 12, JHS 2, reading a favorite book (one of the few remaining from those I brought in 2010) in her ideal spot, the Manye Library

Samuel, age 9, Class Two Favorite Subject: Natural Science Wants to be: a veterinarian at a National Wildlife Reserve Asked to be photographed: in the headmaster's office

Samuel, age 9, Class Two
Favorite Subject: Natural Science
Wants to be: a veterinarian at a National Wildlife Reserve
Asked to be photographed: in the headmaster’s office

Eric, age 14, Class Two Favorite subject: Maths Wants to be: a pilot Asked to be photographed: showing my personal vision
Eric, age 14, Class Two
Favorite subject: Maths
Wants to be: a pilot
Asked to be photographed: “showing my personal vision”

Appiah, National Service Volunteer, Math Teacher and Manye's resident DJ
Appiah, National Service Volunteer, Math Teacher and Manye’s resident DJ

Dorothy (left), age 14, JHS Two Loves: Fashion Role Model: Tyra Banks Emmanuela (right), age 13, JHS One Loves: drawing and art Wants to be: Either an artist or a ballerina

Dorothy (left), age 14, JHS Two
Loves: Fashion
Role Model: Tyra Banks
Emmanuela (right), age 13, JHS One
Loves: drawing and art
Wants to be: Either an artist or a ballerina

Nasif, age 11, Class Six Loves: dancing Wants to be: a movie star Fun fact: Dad used to be a French teacher at Manye
Nasif, age 11, Class Six
Loves: dancing
Wants to be: a movie star
Fun fact: Dad used to be a French teacher at Manye

Dormenyo, National Service Volunteer Teaches: Information & Computer Technology Wants to: start her own software company Loves: Cawcaw, or roasted plantains Reminds me of: JUDITH!!!

Dormenyo, National Service Volunteer
Teaches: Information & Computer Technology
Wants to: start her own software company
Loves: Cawcaw, or roasted plantains
Reminds me of: JUDITH!!!

Ruth, National Service Volunteer Studied at: University of Légon Teaches: French Favorite word: Odba (roughly means "fuhgeddabouddit" in Ga)

Ruth, National Service Volunteer
Studied at: University of Légon
Teaches: French
Favorite word: Odba (roughly means “fuhgeddabouddit” in Ga)

Daniel, age 10, Class Four "Not sayin' I'm illuminati"

Daniel, age 10, Class Four
His thoughts: “Not sayin’ I’m illuminati, but…”

2 Responses to “Manye Portraits, Round One”

  1. pjtray

    What handsome kids and young adults! OK, no favorites, but … Ellen, Samuel and Daniel are pretty cool. Not a hundred percent sure on the Tyra Banks role model, but I’m sure she’s a fine lady and entrepreneur.

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