Aburi Girls’ SHS has for the first time in three years, been seeded for the 2018 National Science & Maths Quiz after winning their one-eight contest.
They are the second school to have secured their qualification to the quarter final stage of the competition after Ghana National College.
ABUGISS beat Kumasi Academy and SDA SHS, Bekwai, two Ashanti based schools, in the second in series of the one-eighth stage of the competition.
The Girls lost their preliminary contest against St. Charles SHS in the dying moments of the contest but qualified to the one-eighth stage as one of the eighteen (18) highest scoring losing schools.
The Girls regrouped, mapped out a good strategy and eliminated SDA SHS, Bekwai (2016 seeded school) and Kumasi Academy.
Speaking to the media after their victory, the contestants, Rachel Amaning Kwarteng and Grace Teiko Lowor said they learned from their mistakes in the previous contest and encouraged each other to win their next contest.
At the end of the contest, Aburi Girls’ SHS won with a 17point margin. They pulled a total of 42 points whilst Kumasi Academy had 29 points and 26 for SDA SHS, Bekwai.
Aburi Girls’ SHS will compete with Ghana National College in the 1st in series of the Quarter Final competition on Thursday, June 22, 2017. The third school will be determined in the third one-eighth competition featuring Kintampo SHS, Archbishop Porter Girls’ SHS and Tema Secondary School.
The 2017 edition of the National Science & Maths Quiz is sponsored by the Ghana Education Service through the Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary Schools (CHASS) and supported by Tigo, GOIL, Prudential Life Insurance, Accra College of Medicine and GCB Bank.