General News of Friday, 12 July 2019
The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) has congratulated winners of this year’s National Science and Maths Quiz, St Augustine’s College, for their outstanding and tremendous performance exhibited at the just ended competition.
NUGS in a statement signed by the Secretary and President commended AUGUSCO for exhibiting great sportsmanship and captivating performance.
St. Augustine’s College on Thursday, July 11 ended a 12-year trophy drought at the National Science and Maths Quiz finals beating five-time winners Presbyterian Boys’ Senior High School and three-time winners and defending champions St. Peter’s Senior High School.
At the end of the contest, the boys from Cape Coast recorded 39 points, PRESEC came second with 34 points and St. Peter’s followed with 25 points.
NUGS further expressed hope that the major interest generated in the annual maths and science quiz competition would “refocus and redefine attitudes in strengthening science and maths education in Ghana”.
Read below the full statement
NUGS CONGRATULATES ST. AUGUSTINE’S COLLEGE FOR EMERGING WINNERS OF THE 2019 EDITION OF THE NATIONAL SCIENCE AND MATHS QUIZ (NSMQ).
The National Union of Ghana Students wishes to congratulate St. Augustine’s College for emerging winners of this year’s National Science and Mathematics Quiz (NSMQ) Competition.
St. Augustine’s College after battling dozens of competitors in this year’s competition deserve laurels for exhibiting knowledge and a captivating performance as well as proper sportsmanship.
We commend the teachers and scholarly teams that competed in this year’s event from all across our country.
NUGS expresses appreciation for the success this competition has been and hopes the major interest generated would refocus and redefine attitudes in strengthening science and maths education in Ghana.
The keenly contested National Science and Maths Quiz which is Ghana’s foremost academic competition always provides insights into the state of science and maths education. Over the years it is evident progress is being achieved and we can only encourage even more schools to take on and strengthen science and maths education as well as other spheres of knowledge.
NUGS congratulates the organisers of the National Science and Maths Quiz, competing teams, and teachers who devoted valuable efforts to the success of this event.
Well done St.Augustine’s College and greater success to all schools in next year’s competition.
Kobby Otchere Marfo
Press & Information Secretary
Tinkaro Asare Osei