- St. Augustine’s College stopped defending champions St. Peter’s SHS and 5 time-champions Presec from winning the 2019 edition of the NSMQ
- St. Augustine’s College won the first round by a handsome difference and kept their lead through out
- For their prize, St. Augustine's take home GHC 40,000
The 2019 edition of the National Science and Maths Quiz has been won by St. Augustine’s College in Cape Coast, Central Region.
St. Augustine’s College beat off competition from five-time champions Presbyterian Boys’ Senior High School (PRESEC), Legon and defending champions St. Peter’s Senior High School, Kwahu Nkwatia, Eastern Region.
St. Augustine’s College led in all the five rounds and ended with 39 points with Presec bagging 34 points and St. Peter’s managing 25.
“At end of the fifth round, here are the final scores: St. Peter’s had 25 points, Presec, Legon had 34 and St. Augustine’s College had 39 points,” quiz mistress Dr Elsie Kuaffmann announced at the National Theatre in Accra.
She added: “As far as I am concerned, you are all champions but I have to make some distinctions. St. Peter’s, you have done very well, congratulations but today was tough, the Egyptians were too strong for you. Never mind you have eared GHS1,500 GCB Bank money zone."
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Source: Yen Newspaper