NSMQ Quarter Final Stage Kicks Off: The highly anticipated quarter-final stage of the National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ) 2023 commenced on October 15, 2023, at the Saarah Mensah Auditorium.
This stage introduces a unique element to the competition, with the esteemed Quiz Mistress, Ing. Prof. Elsie Effah Kauffman, taking center stage.
Her wealth of experience in the NSMQ adds an extra layer of excitement to the proceedings. Notably, the quarter-final stage is exclusively hosted at the Saarah-Mensah Auditorium.
Intense Battles and Aspirations
Wesley Girls’ High School, with aspirations of becoming the first girls’ school to clinch the coveted NSMQ trophy this year, kicked off this stage with a match against Mpraeso SHS and Bishop Herman College.
In the afternoon, Okess faced off against Kumasi High School and Achimota School. Additionally, St. Louis SHS, the only girls’ school to win the AT highest scorer award in the Prelims, went head-to-head with Wesley Grammar School and the Ashanti Regional Champions, Anglican SHS, Kumasi, in their quest for a spot in the semi-final stage.
More Thrilling Matches to Come
The quarter-final stage will continue on October 16, 2023, with Prempeh College taking on Mawuli School and Abefiti Presby SHTS.
Opoku Ware School will engage in a fierce battle for the 30th Anniversary Trophy against St. John’s School and Osei Tutu SHS. Pope John’s SHS & Min.
The seminary will also strive for a Semi-final Spot, facing St. James Seminary SHS and Aburi Presby SHTS.
Concluding the Quarter-final Stage competitions on Tuesday, October 17, 2023, St. Augustine’s College, 2022 Semi-finalists, will compete against the current highest scorer in the NSMQ 2023 competition, Keta SHTS, and Tamale SHS. Kumasi Sec. Tech. will seek a Semifinal spot against two-time champions Mfantsipim School and Yilo Krobo SHS.
Wrapping up the Quarterfinal Stage Competitions, Presec, Legon, the most successful school in NSMQ history, will vie for an eighth title against Accra Academy and GSTS.
A Celebration of Knowledge and Excellence
The NSMQ 30th Anniversary competitions have already reached new heights, delivering intense suspense and enthusiastic participation. The Quarter-final Stage promises even more thrilling battles, as schools compete for a coveted spot in the Semi-finals. Best of luck to all participating schools as they continue their journey towards NSMQ glory.