For emerging winners of the Volta-Oti 2021 Zonal Championship of the National Science and Maths (NSMQ), Keta Senior High Technical School (Ketasco) in the Keta Municipal District of the Volta Region of Ghana has been applauded by the Dr Yao Archibald Letsa, the Volta Regional Minister.
Keta SHTS won the maiden edition of the 2021 National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ) Volta/Oti Zonal finale which was held at the GNAT Hall in Ho.
Proving that it is the shining star of the Volta Region, Keta SHTS made its way to the finale by beating Sogakope SHS and Dzodze-Penyi SHS with 51 points.
Keta SHTS made history as they clinch the maiden edition of the Volta-Oti Zonal Championship of the 2021 National Science and Maths Quiz.
They garnered 42 points to beat their closest contender, Sogakope SHS and Sonrise SHS in the Grand Finale held on Saturday, May 29.
Sogakope SHS and Sonrise SHS scored 30 and 25 points respectively.
Dr Yao Archibald Letsa, the Volta Regional Minister was visited by the school’s authorities on Monday, June 7, 2021 and the award for the zonal championship was presented to him.
The Keta SHTS contestants for the 2021 National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ) are Miss Lamini Francisca, Master Senyo Bright Gadzo and Master Lutterodt James.
Mr Isaac Kofi Dzidzienyo, the headmaster for Keta Senior High Technical School expressed his gratitude about the performance of the student and further appealed to the minister to help the school get assess to WiFi for research in their studies.
He also requested that the minister provide the school with a mini-van to assist in the transportation of candidates to quiz centers.
He also stated that he was not shocked by his students’ success because their high level of teamwork, discipline, and readiness demonstrated during their preparations provided them with additional confidence.
The Volta regional minister congratulated the NSMQ team of the school for the wonderful exercise of their academic knowledge in winning the zonal championship.
He also expressed his profound gratitude to the school authorities for visiting him in his office.
“On behalf of the Volta Regional Coordinating Council and on my own behalf, l congratulate you the management and students of KETASCO for being the winners of this year’s NSMQ competition,” he added.
Dr. Letsa has promised to do everything in his power to assist the school in its preparations for the upcoming national competition.
He proposed creating a fund to allow philanthropists, well-wishers, former students, and the general public to donate to the creation of a powerful National Mathematics and Science Quiz Competition team that would win the prize for Volta Region.