The Tamale Senior High School earlier yesterday beat the Achimota School and the Apam senior high school to qualify for the quarter finals of the 2018 National Science and Maths Quiz ongoing in Accra.
Leader for the Tamale Senior High School team, Mohammed Yunus Maltiti revealed that last year’s competition gave him a lot of experience and that has contributed to the success of the Northern Tamale School.
Tamale Senior High School (TAMASCO) is a public Senior High School established in 1951. It is located here in the Sagnerigu Municipality in the Northern region. It is the first Second Cycle institution in Northern Ghana and a high achieving School for that matter. It has produced high Caliber of personnel who are serving in various capacities within and Outside the Country including the late Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, the current Vice President Alhaji Mahmud Bawumia, former Governor of the Bank of Ghana Dr, Nashiru among others.
The objective of the National Science & Maths Quiz has been to promote the study of the sciences and mathematics, help students develop quick thinking and a probing and scientific mind about the things around them, while fostering healthy academic rivalry among senior high schools. Without a doubt, these aims have been achieved. The quiz, popularly referred to as “brilla” by many who have gone through the secondary school system is by far one of the few academic events that bring all of Ghana’s secondary schools together. The schools and students look forward to it.
Meanwhile there was an overwhelming joy in the entire northern region especially in Tamale over the victory of Tamasco as the school remains the only competing school from the northern region in the ongoing 2018 NSMQ.
The Headmaster of the school, Mr. Wilberforce Shaibu Adam expressed his ecstasy on the progress of his school and wished them well in the next round of the competition.
by: Prince Kwame Tamakloe – Kesmi Fm