Ghana’s number one urban radio station, Y102.5FM has gifted an amount of GH₵2,500 to Francisca Lamini, a student of Keta Senior High and Technical School (KETASCO) who yesterday became the first female contestant to represent a school in the final of the National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ) in eight years.
The gift was presented by Y102.5FM’s presenter Naa Dzama when the contestants from Ketasco appeared on the ‘PickNPlay’ show hosted by Naa Dzama.
In presenting the gift to Francisca, Naa Dzama made it known that the gift was a way of commending the only female contestant for her impressive performance at the NSMQ competition.
“This is GH₵2,500 and it is a gift from all of us at Global Media Alliance to you saying well done. Meanwhile, we are proud of all three of you,” she said.
Francisca Lamini who represented Keta SHTS in the 2021 NSMQ is the first female to contest in the finals of the competition in the last 8 years.
Ketasco made history when they qualified for the finals of the NSMQ. The school represented by Francisca Lamini, Bright Senyo Gadzo and James Lutterodt battled against six times champions Presbyterian Boys Secondary School (PRESEC) and Prempeh College.
The school is also the first SHS in the Volta Region to have qualified for the finals of the NSMQ competition.
KETASCO finished third in the 2021 NSMQ final behind second-placed PRESEC and winners Prempeh.