NSMQ 2023: Wesley Girls’ first school to qualify for semifinals
In a gripping quarter-final showdown, Wesley Girls’ Senior High School secured their spot in the semifinals of the 2023 National Science and Maths Quiz, besting both Mpraeso Senior High School and Bishop Herman College.
Wesley Girls’ demonstrated their prowess by amassing 35 points, a mere three points ahead of the unexpected contender, Mpraeso SHS, who concluded with 32 points.
Meanwhile, Bishop Herman College claimed third place with 21 points in the initial contest of the day at the Saarah-Mensah Auditorium, KNUST.
Notably, Wesley Girls’ reached the mark of 35 points at the conclusion of the fourth round, after not answering a riddle in the final round.
As Mpraeso narrowed the margin by correctly answering two riddles, Bishop Herman College concluded their journey with the solution to the last riddle.
In the second contest of the day, Achimota School also edged Kumasi High School by three points to qualify for the semi-finals.
Achimota ended the contest with 34 points and were trailed by Kumasi High School with 31 points and Osei Kyeretwie SHS with 24 points.
Wesley Grammar School locks horns with Anglican SHS, Kumasi and St. Louis SHS in the final tie of the day.