Graselda Boateng: Anglican SHS NSMQ Star Wins $40,000 Scholarship, Ghanaians React

Graselda Boateng: Anglican SHS NSMQ Star Wins $40,000 Scholarship, Ghanaians React

  • A young lady who represented Anglican SHS at the 2023 National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ) has been awarded a scholarship
  • The scholarship which was awarded to Graselda Boateng by Academic City University College is worth $40,000
  • Many people who saw the news of the scholarship have congratulated the young lady for being named as the recipient

Graselda Boateng, a contestant who represented Anglican SHS in Kumasi at the just-ended National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ), has been awarded a scholarship by Academic City University College.

The disclosure, which was made public on the Facebook page of the National Science and Maths Quiz, revealed that the scholarship is worth $40,000, equivalent to GH¢470,000 cedis.

Photo of Graselda Boateng posing for pictures
Graselda Boateng gets $40,000 scholarship Photo credit: Academic City University College/Facebook
Source: Facebook

The scholarship covers tuition, accommodation, meals, monthly stipend, laptop and books.

Graselda Boateng was very instrumental in helping Anglican SHS reach the quarter-final stage of the NSMQ

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At the time of writing the report, the post had gathered over 1,000 likes and 100 comments.

NSMQ is too theoretical

An educationist, Mr Daniel Fenyi called for the NSMQ to be reformed because the competition is too theoretical.

"The students are generally tested on their ability to memorize and recollect. We need to introduce practical aspects too, where the students could be put in the science lab, do experiments and come out with products and findings.

Ghanaians congratulate Graselda

News of the scholarship has been welcomed by many especially considering how impressive Graselda was in the competition.

Nana Dwomo Odianwoma I stated:

Her male partner, the Muslim, was the most active but Primetime will always be primetime. Congrats Graselda. It's still a big win for super KASS. Best wishes

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Kingsley Akwasi Ampong reacted:

They were all told to apply, after interviewing those who applied, she came out the best candidate, she won the Scholarship..What do you want primetime to do with your favorite candidate if he/she didn’t apply??

Angel Kissinger added:

Empty barrels will come and say it's chew and pour, if chew and pour is easy why you and your school are not performing. Congratulations dear, soar higher.

Rich Khid indicated:

Ei wow how come? They were even eliminated in the quarters. How about St. Louis girls?

Nana Kwe Ku Paul wrote:

For what reason pls ? We didn't see any spectacular performance from her

Stephen Apemah-Baah reveals plans to attend Harvard

Earlier, reported that Stephen Apemah-Baah, a contestant representing the Opoku Ware School, has spoken up about plans after SHS.

The 16-year-old, in an interview, said his dream was to study at Harvard University in the US.

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