2017 NSMQ Competition Holico, Mawuli, Zion College et al qualify to one-eighth stage in a fierce contest

Holy Child School were up against their colleagues from the Central region, Edinaman SHS, and Northern region-based Ghana SHS, Tamale

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Holy Child School, Mawuli, Zion College, Akwamuman SHS, Armed Forces SHTS and Oguaa SHTS have qualified to the next round of the National Science & Maths Quiz in a fiercely contested competition.

Holy Child School were up against their colleagues from the Central region, Edinaman SHS, and Northern region-based Ghana SHS, Tamale.


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Edinaman SHS took an early lead in the first round but lost it to Holy Child SHS in the second round of the competition.

The first-round results saw Edinaman SHS leading with 16pts, Ghana SHS, Tamale scoring 15 points, 11pts for Holy Child School.


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The tables turned in the second round when Holico added nine (9) points to take the lead. Edinaman SHS added a point to their score whilst Ghana SHS, Tamale lost a point.

The three schools maintained their respective positions in the third round (Problem of the Day) of the 11th preliminary stage contest of NSMQ2017.


The contest became keener after the end of the round involving the answering of true or false questions.

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Edinaman SHS overtook Holy Child School with a margin of one whilst Ghana SHS, Tamale lagged behind with a 13-point difference from the leaders.


Going into the fifth and final round of the contest, Edinaman SHS led with 39 points followed closely by their closest contender Holy Child School with 38 points and Ghana SHS, Tamale with 26 points.

Below is the full contest scores of the SHSs to the next round:

Zebilla SHS: 22

Akumfi Ameyaw SHS: 21

Kalpohin SHS: 17

Bishop Herman College: 28

Atebubu SHS: 16

Peki SHS: 8

OLA SHS, Ho: 38

Abuakwa State College: 28

Akatsi SHTS: 12

Nkroful Agric SHS: 35

Kumasi Girls’ SHS: 26

Fijai SHS: 22

Peter’s SHS: 53

ST. Augustine’s: 32

Yaa Asantewaa Girls’: 22

Okuapemman Sch: 44

Drobo SHS: 38

WBM Zion: 18

Akwamuman SHS: 60

Aduman SHS: 41

Business SHS: 13

Armed Forces SHTS: 32

Ashaiman SHS: 30

Obuasi SHTS: 27

Mawuli Sch.: 45

Kumasi Academy: 41

EPC Mawuko Girls’: 19

Holy Child School: 44

Edinaman SHS: 39

Ghana SHS,

Tamale: 30

Zion College: 27

St. Ignatius: 22

Bongo SHS: 13

Oguaa SHTS: 29

Esiama SHTS: 28

ST. Thomas SHS :21

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