30 June 2017

PHOTOS: Holiday at Prempeh College after NSMQ 2017 victory


Academic work in Prempeh College in the Ashanti Region came to a halt on Friday as the students were still in an ecstatic mood jubilating over the school’s triumph in the National Maths and Science Quiz, a day after the contest.

A visit to the school saw some of the students in a brass band processsion on campus while others had gathered in groups having fun and still discussion the feat that had been chalked.
At the time of the visit the teachers were locked up in a meeting preparing to meet the school’s representative at the competition who are expected back in Kumsi Friday afternoon with the coveted trophy.

They will soon after arrival present themselves and the trophy to the King of Asanteman, Otumfuor Osei Tutu and then embark on a road procession subsequently to showcase their achievement.
A thanksgiving service will be held on Sunday to thank the Almighty God for his goodness that saw the school emerging as the 2017 National Maths and Science Quiz Champions.The ‘Amanfour’ boys, Prempeh College secured the bragging rights as champions of the 2017 National Science & Maths Quiz after beating reigning champions Adisadel College and St. Thomas Aquinas Senior High School.

At the end of the competition, Prempeh College obtained 53pts with St. Thomas Aquinas emerging 2nd with 51pts, followed by Adisadel College with 31pts.This is Prempeh College’s fourth title, whereas Aquinas won in 2013 and Adisadel winning for the first time in 2016.

Presbyterian Boys School (PRESEC), Legon, remains the school with the highest (5) national titles.

Adisadel College gets a cash prize of GHC20,000 and packages from Tigo and GCB Bank for placing 3rd, St. Thomas Aquinas SHS gets GHC30,000 and packages from Tigo and GCB Bank and the winners of the 2017 National Science & Maths Quiz, Prempeh College gets GHC40,000 and packages from Tigo and GCB Bank.


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