St. Augustine’s College from Cape Coast has won the 2019 edition of the National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ) competition.
The coveted NSMQ trophy is being contested by three male schools, namely St. Peter’s SHS (PERSCO), Presbyterian Boys’ Senior High School (PRESEC), Legon and St. Augustine’s College.
St. Augustine’s College popularly known as AUGUSCO is an all-male academic institution in Cape Coast, Ghana.
The contestants pulled an amazing performance at the finals.
The school won the contest with 39 points beating their contenders, St Peter’s SHS (PERSCO), with 25 points and Presbyterian Boys’ Senior High School (PRESEC), Legon recording 34 points.
It was a tough battle between PRESEC and AUGUSCO during the contest in the fourth and final round.
But the school fired up and was able to win the contest.
This is the second time they have won the trophy. They last won the trophy in 2007.
The National Science and Maths Quiz is set out to promote the study of science and mathematics.
St. Augustine’s College school started at Amissano, a village near Elmina, in 1930 at Cape Coast