President John Dramani Mahama has congratulated Adisadel College (ADISCO) for putting up a sterling performance to win this year’s National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ).
In a tweet, the first gentleman of the land said “Congrats Adisadel! on winning the National Science & Maths Quiz. A deserving climax to our 56th Republic Day Anniv”.
On Wednesday, June 29, 2016, Adisadel College put up a spirited performance in the grande finale to win the contest which was held at the University of Ghana for the first time history of the NSMQ.
The Cape Coast based Senior High School scored 44 points to beat heavy giants, Opoku Ware School (OWASS) and neighbouring Mfantsipim Senior High School to lift the glittering trophy.
OWASS who have appeared at the finals of the contest for seven consecutive times and won two, scored 38 points to place second while Mfanstipim Senior High School garnered 37 points to place third.
ADISCO was represented by Annin Ridley Osei Assibey and Isaac Amfoh K. Mensah for the competition.
The school took home GH₵ 40,000 whilst the contestants together with their teachers who accompanied them received GH₵ 15,000 each