Fiaseman SHS’ NSMQ2018 team on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, received a cash prize of two thousand seven hundred Ghana cedis (GH¢2,700) from their Alumni Association despite their elimination from the on-going National Science & Maths Quiz and Science Festival.
Two thousand Ghana cedis (GH¢2,000) was given to the contestants for qualifying to the national competition. Their teachers also received five hundred Ghana cedis (GH¢500) while their driver took two hundred Ghana cedis (GH¢200).
Presenting the cash prize to the contingents, Mr. Ekwow Mill, National President of Fiaseman Old Students Association said the gesture was to show appreciation for the efforts of the team in putting their alma mater on the national stage, despite the school’s limited infrastructure.
He also pledged the alumni association’s commitment to motivate and encourage the current students in unearthing their full potential.
The National President was accompanied by Mrs. Grace Ampofo, National Secretary and Mrs. Louisa Ahiakpor-Kumi, National Treasurer of Fiaseman Old Students Association.
The NSMQ2018 team lead by their teacher thanked their Alumni Association for acknowledging their efforts.
The National Science & Maths Quiz and Science Festival is sponsored by the Ghana Education Service through the Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary Schools (CHASS), with support from GCB Bank, GTP, Lancaster University Ghana, Academic City College, Medifem Multi-Specialist Hospital, Accra College of Medicine, Hawtie Makeup, West African Centre for Cell Biology for Infectious Pathogens and Awake Purified Drinking water. The Sci-Tech Fair is sponsored by Goil, Prudential Life Insurance Ghana, and Tullow, while Bond Savings & Loans and RMG Ghana Ltd are sponsoring the Mentorship Sessions.