After eleven (11) long years of being in the wilderness, the Presbyterian Boys Secondary School, Legon, put up a stellar performance in the grand finale leading to their historic.
An unprecedented 6th victory in the National Science and Maths Quiz competition exhibited their determination to lift the trophy right from round one to the fifth round as they led in points round after round.
PRESEC had to beat off fierce competition from their rivals Adisadel College, Cape Coast a, nd Opoku Ware SHS, Kumasi, in a hotly contested grand male held at the Economics Department, University of Ghana.
The pandemic edition of the final competition saw a contest among three leading cities in Ghana as well as three domineering orthodox churches that are famed for setting up excellent educational institutions.
Thus, the former capital city, Cape Coast, represented by Adisadel College founded by the Anglican Church; the Garden City, Kumasi, represented Opoku Ware, founded by the Roman Catholic Church; and the Presbyterians from Accra, the capital city.
Achieving host and win feat NSMQ 2020 gave us something to smile and cheer about from the Education sector as the novel virus had virtually grounded schooling.
give the government closed down all schools at all levels as a measure to checkmate the spread of the pandemic in Ghana.
The usual social and traditional media bragging rights were in full swing as old boys and girls and associates of these schools jeered and trolled one another at the various platforms, homes and, offices.
The NSMQ which started in 1994 with sponsorship from the Ghana Education Service and being produced by Primetime Media Production had generated intense national commentary occupying a threshold in the social discourse sphere.
It’s without a doubt that the NSMQ has red interests in teaching and learning and mathematics in senior highs Schools.
The lead contestant for PRESEC, Daniel Gakpetor Kekeli received the from the Head Quiz mistress, Dr. Esle.Kaufmann. Gakpetor also the recipient $of 40,000 worth of scholarship assistance to pursue medicine at the Accra College of Medicine, having been adjudged the Most Outstanding Contestant.
PRESEC received GHC40,000 as a school, contestants had GHC 20,000 and teachers smiled with GHC20,000 plus 10 gold medals for contestants and coaches.
The details of the prizes were as follows; Scholarship from Accra College of Medicine Daniel Gakpetor Kekell ($40,000).
SECOND PLACE; Walked home with GHc30,000 For the school; GHc17,000 for the contestants and GHc17,000 for the teachers. They also received silver medals.
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