Prempeh College wins 2015 National Science and Maths Quiz

BY: Graphic.com.gh

Prempeh College have emerged winners at the 20th edition of the National Science and Maths (NSMQ) quiz.

They beat Adisadel College which placed second by just 3 points.

For their prize, the contestants took home a laptop each, GH₵40,000 for their school as well as GH₵4000 for each contestant and their teacher. 

Contestants for Adisadel College took home GH₵3000 each as well as GH₵30,000 for their school.

Adisadel College

University Practice which followed with 35 points took home GH₵20,000 for their school and GH₵2000 for each contestant.

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The losing schools in the semi-finals took away GH₵4000 each for their schools and GH₵500 for each contestant and teacher.

It was a tight competition as students from the three schools were engaged in a serious mind battle till the end of the final round.

University Practice SHS

The quiz, which initially involved only 32 schools, has over the years, gained a truly national character, involving 135 schools from all parts of Ghana since 2014.

The programme is very popular with Senior High School students, parents especially, with former students (old boys and girls), who take great pride in the performance of their schools on this programme.

The objectives of the National Science & Maths Quiz are to promote the study of the sciences and mathematics, help students develop quick thinking and a probing and scientific mind about the things around them, while fostering healthy academic rivalry among senior high schools.

The competition began on July 8, 2015 at the R.S Amegashie Auditorium, University of Ghana Business School, Legon.