The Holy Child School has been excused early from the qualifying rounds of the 2023 National Science and Mathematics Quiz (NSMQ).
The girls’ institution located in Cape Coast encountered defeat when they went up against St. Andrews SHS and Wesley Grammar School
Holy Child is no longer in the preliminary stage of the NSMQ. Courtesy of NSMQ/Twitter
Wesley Grammar School flexed dominance in the competition, accomplished 46 points, overpowering their rivals, while Holy Child School was runner up with a score of 43 points.
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The third spot was secured by St. Andrews SHS, who secured 18 points following the contest.
Concurrently, other games of the day saw Anlo SHS triumph over Nkoranza SHTS and Bompeh SHTS.
Moving forward to the subsequent stage was the Kumasi Wesley Girls’ High School, outshining Northern School of Business and Aduman SHS.
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The abrupt departure of Holy Child School from the contest left many, who were monitoring the results, surprised.
According to @yaw_ampomah9 :
Holy Child pulled a surprise
@attah_nyame chimed in:
Way too early
Holy Child, what went wrong
Holy Child lived up to my expectations. However, their hesitation to push the buzzer quicker, a commonality I’ve noticed with all-girls’ schools, came back to bite them at the end.
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The concluding bout was among Presec, Accra Academy, Tema Methodist Senior High School, and Chemu Senior High School.
Presec faced an early sussle from Accra Academy in the initial round of the contest.
Nonetheless, the repeat seven-times national competition champions clawed their way back in the second and third rounds, securing victory.