The Ashanti Region leads all Regions nationwide with the highest number of Senior High Schools participating in the National Science & Maths Quiz (NSMQ), while the Upper West Region has the least number of participating schools in the competition.
Of the 135 SHSs set to compete in the 2018 edition of the competition, 26 are from the Ashanti Region. This comes as no surprise as the Region has the highest number of schools per region nationwide.
Bright Asiedu, a member of St. Thomas Aquinas SHS’ team at the 2017 National Science & Maths Quiz, has won a full scholarship to study medicine at the Accra College of Medicine.
The scholarship is part of Accra College of Medicine’s sponsorship of the 2017 National Science & Maths Quiz (NSMQ). At the launch of the NSMQ in May 2017, Ms. Prisca Atogsiya, Ag. Director of Administration of Accra College of Medicine (ACM) announced that the College would offer a full scholarship to one of the finalists of the NSMQ who would be interested in studying medicine.
The stage is set for the preliminary contests of the 2017 edition of the National Science & Maths Quiz underway at the University of Ghana, Legon.
The 2017 edition of the National Science & Maths Quiz has officially been launched in Accra with 135 second cycle institutions across the country to compete for the laurels.
This year’s curtain-raiser is a novelty to have happened outside the University of Ghana, Legon, where the month-long popular television quiz competition will be staged.
Primetime, producers of the National Science & Maths Quiz, is set to launch the 2017 edition of the National Science & Maths Quiz on May 31, 2017 at the British Council Hall, Accra. This year’s competition will be the 22nd edition of the quiz which brings together 135 Senior High Schools each year to participate in the National championship.
Primetime is set to organise the maiden edition of the NSMQ Sci-Tech Fair on June 27 & 28 at the University of Ghana, Legon as part of the 2017 edition of the National Science & Maths Quiz.
The organisation, which is the brain behind the National Science & Maths Quiz, believes that this Fair will afford Senior High School students the opportunity to demonstrate that they are not only knowledgeable in answering questions on stage but can put into practice some of the concepts they study in school in solving problems.
A total of 135 Senior High Schools have qualified for the 2017 edition of the National Science & Maths Quiz scheduled for June this year. This year’s edition will be the 22nd since Primetime started the production in 1993.
Out of the 135 schools, 108 qualified through the Regional Competitions held across the country in January-February 2017. The other 27 are seeded schools that made it to at least, the quarter final stage of the 2016 edition of the competition.
Below is the list of the 135 schools which would compete for the coveted title in June:
The Ashanti Regional Competition of the National Science & Maths Quiz 2017 has ended in Kumasi after five days of competition which saw 19 schools qualify for the National competition.
The competition which was held from Monday, February 6- Friday, February 10, 2017 at Opoku Ware School saw 59 Senior High Schools from the Ashanti Region in fierce intellectual battles for 19 slots at the National level.
At the end of the five-day competition, the following schools booked their places at the National competition slated for June 2017 and received a cash prize of GHS 1,000:
Schools to compete in the 2017 edition of the National Science & Maths Quiz Regional Competitions would from next week begin balloting for their respective contests.
It was a tough battle. All three finalists were hungry for a win. Mfantsipim School, to win it for the third time and get to keep the trophy, Opoku Ware with the same quest and Adisadel College, to get the trophy for the first time.
Having been to the finals two consecutive times, 2015 and 2016, Adisadel College, was not ready to let go thus, fought fiercely to emerge winners of the 2016 edition of the National Science & Maths Quiz.