#NSMQ: Mfantsipim beat Presec to semi-finals

BY: Graphic.com.gh

Mfantsipim School in the Central Region beat five time champions Presbyterian Boys Senior High School (Presec), Legon to make it to the semi-final stage of the 2018 edition of the National Science and Maths Quiz.

They led with 50 points, while Presec and KNUST SHS had 34 and 20 points respectively.

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The Cape Coast boys were in the lead right from the beginning; ending the first round with 24 points while Presec and KNUST SHS trailed with 17 and 9 points respectively.

Presec, however, won the problem of the day with 4 points but that was not enough to close the gap as Mfantsipim won the fourth round with 47 points while Presec and KNUST lagged with 28 and 17 points respectively.

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For winning the quarter final contest, Mfantsipim School received a cash prize of GH¢500 from BOND Savings & Loans.

All three schools also received cash prizes from GCB Bank Limited for their points.

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With 20 points, KNUST SHS received GH¢100.00 each for the 3 contestants and their teacher. With 34points, Presec received GH¢170 each and Mfantsipim, with 50 points, received GH¢250 each.