Tag Archives: 2017 National Science & Maths Quiz

Wonder’s father was once on Prempeh College’s NSMQ winning team

Wonder with his mother after victory in the 2017 quiz

One of the standouts of the 2017 National Science & Maths Quiz and eventual champion, Prempeh College’s Wonder Sarfo-Ansah’s father was a backup on the victorious Prempeh College team sent to compete in this very quiz in 1996. Wonder’s father is currently a chemical engineer. Wonder who watched videos from the 1996 contest said on the Citi Breakfast Show that ...

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Prempeh College crowned #NSMQ2017 champions


Prempeh College has won the 2017 edition of the National Science & Maths Quiz. It beat defending champions Adisadel College and 2013 champions St. Thomas Aquinas in the grand finale of the quiz held at the National Theatre in Accra. Prempeh College, represented by Wonder Sarfo-Ansah and Daniel Osei Badu took a commanding lead in the first round, but slip a ...

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#NSMQ2017: Prempeh, Mfantsipim, Mawuli to clash as semis begin


The National Science and Maths Quiz for the last 23 years has whipped up interest in science, rekindled old school rivalry and in this social media age given Ghanaians something very productive to cheer about; never mind the trolls. The thrill has not been absent in the 2017 edition, which has been graced with its fair share of upsets. Opoku ...

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#NSMQ2017: Late surge sees Aquinas pip Nifa in tense contest


St. Thomas Aquinas snatched victory from the jaws of defeat leaving it late in their National Science & Maths Quiz quarter-final contest. St. Thomas Aquinas solved the final riddle on the first clue for 5 points as they overcame Nifa SHS, who saw their 3 point lead disappear at the death. St. Thomas Aquinas SHS ended the contest with 42 ...

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‘About $300,000 being used for Gitmo 2’s upkeep’

George Loh

A former Member of Parliament, George Loh, has revealed that about $300,000 was proposed and contributed by the United States for the upkeep of the two former Guantanamo Bay detainees being hosted in Ghana for two years. Speaking on The Big Issue, he disclosed that, “the amount is available to ensure that they are catered for” but stressed that “it is ...

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#NSMQ2017: Wesley Girls fall to Kumasi High School in quarter-final


Wesley Girl’s High School fell at the quarter-final stage of the 2017 National Science & Maths Quiz after losing to Kumasi High School. Wesley Girl’s High School’s 31 points trailed Kumasi High School, who recorded 43 points, and T. I. AMASS, Fomena’s 39 points in Saturday’s first contest. Going into the fourth round, Wesley Girls’ High School led the contest with 31 points, with ...

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#NSMQ2017: Holy Child, West Africa SHS fall to Mawuli


Mawuli SHS progressed into the semi-finals of the National Science & Maths Quiz after beating West Africa SHS and Holy Child School. Mawuli School recorded 56 points to overcome West Africa SHS’s 38 and Holy Child School with 21 points. The 2017 edition of the National Science & Maths Quiz is sponsored by the Ghana Education Service through the Conference ...

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#NSMQ2017: Prempeh go for 82 in competition’s biggest rout


It was pure dominance from Prempeh College as they blew away the opposition in one the most ruthless showings in recent National Science & Maths Quiz history. Aduman SHS and Ghana Secondary Technical School cowered in the shadow of Prempeh as the 2015 champions recorded 82 points, with their nearest challenger trailing by 43 points in the quarterfinal contest. GSTS ...

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#NSMQ2017: University Practice escape with victory after Tamale SHS comeback


Another sudden death contest in the 2017 National Science & Maths Quiz saw University Practice SHS escape with victory over Tamale SHS in their quarterfinal tie. University Practice SHS broke the tie to win the contest with 51 points after being deadlocked with Tamale SHS on 48 points. KNUST SHS, the other school in this contest, finished with 33 points. Going into ...

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