By: KALD | Voltaonlinegh.com |
The regional contests of the 2019 National Science and Maths Quiz (#NSMQ) have commenced in the Volta regional capital, Ho with Senior High schools from the Volta/Oti regions competing for spots at the national competition.
Day one of the 4-day competition on Monday saw keen contest among 15 schools in four groups, out of which four schools, including debutants, Adaklu SHS emerged victorious in their respective contests to book a spot each at the national contest in Accra.
Adaklu SHS secured a historic spot at the national competition with a narrow win over three other contenders, namely Wovenu, Sokode and Abutia SHTSs in the third contest of the day, which ended 23, 21, three and negative three points respectively.
Similarly, Vakpo SHS won the fourth contest of the day involving Nkonya, Dabala and Three-town SHSs to book its first ever appearance at the nationals.
In the second contest, Bishop Herman College subdue fellow contenders, Mafi-Kumase and Krachi SHTSs with wider margins to make its way to Accra with Zion College, which also beat off competition from Peki SHTS and Kpedze SHS in the first contest of the day.
The #NSMQ regional competitions continue on Tuesday till Thursday with four contests involving an average of 15 schools per day.
Produced by Primetime Productions Ltd with Support from the Ghana Education Service and the Conference of Heads of Assisted Schools (CHASS), the NSMQ has rekindled academic rivalry among second cycle institutions in the country in the past 25 years and counting.