NSMQ 2021: Nandom SHS, St. Ignatius of Loyola SHS bows out to Lawra SHS in the Upper West Regional Qualifiers

The Regional Qualifiers of the 2021 edition of the National Science & Maths Quiz are underway.

To ensure that only the best represent the Upper West Region at the National Championship, there would be a champion of champions, where winners from this first stage of the competition would compete again in two contests.

The two winners, together with three highest runners-up, would represent the Region at the National Championship.

With schools competing for qualification slots across the country, here’s a rundown of the 4th contests that took place on Day One (3rd May 2021) in the Upper West Region.

As the highest runner-up from the first three contests, Nandom SHS got the opportunity to compete again, as Funsi SHS and Holy Family SHS failed to turn up for their contest.

Unfortunately, this second chance did not yield Nandom SHS any fruits. They, together with St. Ignatius of Loyola SHS, lost the last contest to Lawra SHS.

Results below;

Upper West – End of Round 1

Lawra SHS: 17pts
St. Ignatius of Loyola SHS: 10pts
Nandom SHS: 9pts

Upper West – End of Round 2:

Lawra SHS: 26pts
Nandom SHS: 10pts
St. Ignatius of Loyola SHS: 09pts

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Upper West – End of Round 3:

Lawra SHS: 39pts
St. Ignatius of Loyola SHS: 19pts
Nandom SHS: 17pts

Upper West – End of Contest:

Lawra SHS: 42pts
St. Ignatius of Loyola SHS: 22pts
Nandom SHS: 23pts

The four winners, together with the three winners from Day 2’s contest, would participate in two contests on May 4, 2021, to select five schools to represent the Region at the National Championship.

The five schools would comprise the two winners of the individual contests and three highest runners-up.

This structure of qualifiers is to ensure that only the best represent the Upper West Region at the National Championship.

The National Science & Maths Quiz seeks to promote the study of Science and Mathematics in Ghana.

This programme has been popular at unearthing local young scholarly talent since 1993 and was adjudged the CIMG TV Programme of the Year 2017.