Upper West Akim: MP, GES organizes STMIE Quiz for schools

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Upper West Akim in the Eastern Region, Fredrick Obeng Adom, has in collaboration with the Ghana Education Service has organized a Science Technology Mathematics and Innovation Education (STMIE) Quiz competition for basic schools in the constituency.

The quiz was organized from the preliminary stage with schools participating through to the circuit level where a winner was selected and expected to represent the Upper West Akim District at the regional level.

The regional contest will come off at the Pentecost University, Koforidua later this month.

Speaking on Nyankonbton Mu Nsem on Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm, the MP said seven schools that represented seven circuits participated in the competition at the local level.

He indicated that the objective of organizing the quiz was to empower the schools in the constituency to boost their performances at the National Science Maths Quiz.

“As I promised in the build-up to the elections, I will also embark on projects and come up with ideas which will make the constituency stand out in the region and the nation as a whole. This cannot be achieved without education. This is the reason why I have organised this to assist our schools to get better.”

“This won’t be the last but the first of many just to help our young kids take the books seriously to enable them to become better persons in the future and also contribute their quota to the development of the constituency.”

The STMIE Quiz Competition is an annual program by the Education Directorate.

This is the first time the competition had received major support from the MP who is also the Transport Minister.

Meanwhile, he has also disclosed that initiate an award scheme for teachers in deprived communities.

He said the scheme would give the overall best a motorcycle to help them with their transportation to and from school.

Below is the performance of the schools:

  • Krodua R/C of Asikasu Circuit- 1st
  • Kwasi-Nyarko D/A- Adeiso 1-2nd
  • Kofi Kyere-Asuokaw Circuit-3rd
  • Adeiso Methodist- Adeiso 11 Circuit-4th
  • Adeiso SDA – Adeiso 111 Circuit-5th
  • Esaso Amanfrom -Nyanoa Circuit-5th
  • Mepom R/C – Mepom Circuit-7th

By: Rainbowradioonlione.com/Ghana

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