- Ghanaian Dr Dorcas Oyueley Kodie serves as a moderator in the 2023 Junior Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ)
- The educator doubles as an assistant lecturer at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)
- YEN.com.gh throws the spotlight on her education and accomplishments before becoming a quiz mistress
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Ghanaian educator Dr Dorcas Oyueley Kodie is one of the current moderators of the 2023 Junior Science and Maths Quiz (JSMQ).
Per Webapps KNUST, she's an assistant lecturer at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology's (KNUST) School of Veterinary Medicine, College of Health Sciences.
Born in Tema in Ghana's Greater Accra Region, where she received her primary and secondary education, Kodie later attended KNUST. She earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the Kumasi-based university, said Webapps Knust.
Before obtaining her Master of Veterinary Science (MVSc) degree in Small Animal Surgery in 2021 from the University of Ibadan in Nigeria, Dr Kodie worked with the Veterinary Services Department of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture for a while.
She then joined her alma mater in January 2022 as an assistant lecturer in the KNUST Department of Clinical Studies.
NSMQ 2023: Meet Dr Anita Oppong-Quaicoe the quiz mistress who was a contestant for her alma mater
Previously, YEN.com.gh reported that Dr Anita Oppong-Quaicoe, a moderator in the prelims and one-eighth stage of the 2023 National Science and Maths Quiz, once stood on the exact location as a contestant.
According to information from Nsmq.com.gh, Dr Oppong-Quaicoe joined the ranks of NSMQ moderators in 2023, overseeing various contests in the Regional Qualifiers and the Preliminary Stage.
Records reveal Oppong-Quaicoe represented Ghana National College during the 2003 National Science & Maths Quiz (NSMQ) National Championship.
Dr Thelma Ohene-Agyei: from Wesley Girls' student to senior lecturer and NSMQ quiz mistress
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh reported that Dr Thelma Ohene-Agyei is a quiz mistress at the 2023 NSMQ. She has a background as a former Wesley Girls' Senior High School student and holds the senior lecturer position at the University of Ghana.
Her roots trace back to Takoradi; she grew up in Obuasi, a prominent gold-mining hub in Ghana.
Dr Ohene-Agyei's academic journey includes earning a PhD in pharmacology from the University of Cambridge, with earlier degrees obtained from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi.
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