St. James’ Seminary and Notre Dame Girls’ Senior High have both won their preliminary contests in the 2017 National Science and Maths quiz which began today at the University of Ghana Business School.
Akwasi Frimpong-Asante and Ebenezer Seesi took the lead for St. James Seminary in round 1 and maintained it until the contest was over. They ended the contest with 44.5 points, beating Tamale Islamic SHS and T.I. Amass-Potsin who both managed 32 points each.
Notre Dame Girls also whipped New Juaben SHS and Kinbu SHTS in one of the other preliminary contests. The girls emerged winners with 42 points whilst New Juaben and Kinbu got 39 points and 2 points respectively.
Berekum Presec finished third in their contest which was won by SIMMS SHS with St. John’s Grammar placing second. Berekum Presec may just crash out unless they are lucky to be one of the losing schools with the highest scores from the preliminary rounds.
In this years NSMQ, 108 schools will compete in 36 contests for qualification into the one-eighth stage stage where they will join 27 schools seeded from the 2016 edition of the competition.