Presbyterian Boys’ Secondary School (PRESEC) is getting ready to maintain their reigning status in the National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ) as the school aims for their 9th win.
PRESEC’s director, David Odjidja, reveals their engagement in the preparations, emphasizing its continuous nature. The students partake in an extensive two-year training program and utilize the holiday period to keep improving.
With the school celebrating its 85th anniversary, Odjidja explains the trophy’s importance and the pressure felt during the competition, particularly the True/False segment against Achimota School.
An array of PRESEC representatives alongside its director, David Odjidja Photo Source:@PRESECLEGON_ & @NSMQGhana via Twitter.
However, against odds, PRESEC achieved victory with a total of 40 points, leaving competitors Achimota School and Opoku Ware School trailing with 28 and 23 points respectively. Odjidja attributes the win to the support from parents and acknowledges important stakeholders.
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PRESEC received a prize of GH₵70,000 while Achimota School and Opoku Ware School took home GH₵50,000 and GH₵35,000 respectively.
PRESEC holds the remarkable record of being the only school to have won the NSMQ title consecutively, totaling eight wins to date.
PRESEC aims to secure ten NSMQ championships, as revealed by Ofori Sarpong
Dr. Ernest Ofori Sarpong, a prominent businessman and alumnus of Presbyterian Boys’ Senior High School (Presec), shares the school’s lofty aspiration: winning ten National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ) championships within a short period.
Following Presec’s victory over OWASS and Achimota School in the NSMQ final, he praised the participants for upholding the school’s legacy.
PRESEC’s latest NSMQ triumph marked with a custom Mercedes number plate.
Dr. Sarpong also applauded OWASS and Achimota School on their impressive performances that made the finals stand out.
NSMQ victory earns PRESEC participants a regal welcome
Additionally, the victorious PRESEC students who dominated the 2023 National Science and Mathematics Quiz were greeted with a grand celebratory event as they presented their coveted trophy.
The triumphant team was escorted back to their school by Dr. Ernest Ofori Sarpong, the Worldwide President of the Ɔdadeɛ Brotherhood. The students proudly upheld the trophy as a token of their success.
Their schoolmates received them with great joy and pride, drawing the competition to a festive conclusion.