NSMQ 2023: Achimota School joins Wesley Girls’ in semifinals
In an intense quarter-final face-off, both Wesley Girls’ Senior High School and Achimota School secured their spots in the semi-finals of the 2023 National Science and Maths Quiz.
Wesley Girls’ showcased their expertise by amassing 35 points, narrowly surpassing the unexpected competitor, Mpraeso SHS, who concluded with 32 points. Bishop Herman College claimed third place with 21 points in the initial contest at the Saarah-Mensah Auditorium, KNUST.
It's noteworthy that Wesley Girls’ reached the 35-point mark at the conclusion of the fourth round, even after not providing an answer to a riddle in the final round. As Mpraeso narrowed the margin by correctly solving two riddles, Bishop Herman College concluded their journey with the solution to the last riddle.
In the subsequent contest, Achimota School also outperformed Kumasi High School by three points, securing their spot in the semi-finals. Achimota concluded the contest with an impressive 34 points, while Kumasi High School trailed closely with 31 points, and Osei Kyeretwie SHS followed with 24 points.
Similarly, Achimota entered the final round on 34 points and faced a nervous wait after they did not answer any riddles.
In the final competition of the day, Wesley Grammar School will face off against Anglican SHS, Kumasi, and St. Louis SHS.