List of NSMQ National Championship Runners-Ups



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The National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ) has consistently been a riveting and highly competitive event within Ghana’s educational landscape since its inauguration in 1993.

Each year, brilliant young minds hailing from various secondary schools across the nation congregate to demonstrate their expertise in the realms of science and mathematics.

Securing the championship at the NSMQ is undoubtedly the paramount objective, but attaining the position of runner-up is a remarkable achievement in its own right.

In this article, we embark on a journey through the annals of the competition, spotlighting the schools that have earned the esteemed second and third place honors in the NSMQ National Championship.

List of NSMQ National Championship Runners-Up

Year Runners-Up
1994 Achimota School
1995 Opoku Ware School
1996 PRESEC, Legon
1997 Prempeh College
1998 St. Peter’s SHS
1999 Wesley Girls’ High School
2000 Mfantsipim School
2001 Ghana Secondary Technical School
2002 St. Peter’s SHS
2003 Opoku Ware School
2004 St. Peter’s SHS
2005 Opoku Ware School
2006 St. Peter’s SHS
2007 Anglican SHS, Kumasi
2008 Opoku Ware School
2009 Achimota School
2010 No competition held
2011 No competition held
2012 St. Francis Xavier Junior Seminary
2013 PRESEC, Legon
Mfantsiman Girls’ SHS
2014 Ghana Secondary Technical School
St. Francis Xavier Junior Seminary
2015 Adisadel College
University Practice SHS
2016 Opoku Ware School
Mfantsipim School
2017 St. Thomas Aquinas SHS
Adisadel College
2018 West Africa SHS
Adisadel College
2019 PRESEC, Legon
St. Peter’s SHS
2020 Adisadel College
Opoku Ware School
2021 PRESEC, Legon
2022 Prempeh College
Adisadel College
2023 Achimota School
Opoku Ware School


The NSMQ has undeniably evolved into a platform for nurturing young talents in the fields of science and mathematics in Ghana. Over the years, the schools listed above have consistently showcased their commitment to academic excellence and competitive spirit, earning their esteemed positions as runners-up in this prestigious competition.


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