Ghana’s Galaxy International School placed third in the Pan-African Science and Mathematics Olympiad held recently in Abuja, Nigeria.
Theophilus Bampoe clinched a silver medal while compatriots Joel Roman Ky and Peter Avornyo took bronze medals.
Every year, the National Mathematical Centre in Abuja, which is an international centre of excellence in mathematical science organises the contest to unearth students with great passion for mathematics and science and promote the two subjects.
Ten countries namely, Republic of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ghana, Mali, Republic of Niger, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Tunisia participated in this year’s competition.
In total, 17 medals were won by participating students who took part in the annual contest.
From the previous year up till now, the Galaxy Internatıonal School has won a total of 26 medals comprising five gold, eight silver, and 13 bronze since it started competing in the international quiz.
Commenting on his school’s performance, Mr. Yusuf Temiskan, General Manager of Galaxy International School praised the students for their brilliant show, and added that, “this success is an indication of Galaxy’s continuous contribution in developing education in Ghana.”