The Ho Polytechnic Computer Science Association has won the maiden edition of the National Computer Science Students Association Quiz and Hackathon Competition.
The competition, facilitated and hosted by the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT, is aimed at unearthing the “next generation of leaders in computing and information technology.”
Institutions that competed in the maiden competition were the University of Cape Coast, Koforidua Polytechnic, Kumasi Polytechnic and Ho Polytechnic.
Ho Polytechnic won with 71 points followed by UCC with 56, Koforidua Polytechnic, 16 and Kumasi Polytechnic had 15 points.
The Ho Polytechnic topped in both parts of the competition that focused on problem solving project and a quiz.
Dr Ben Hoenyenugah, the Vice-Rector of Ho Polytechnic told the Ghana News Agency that each side had a team of seven, four for the problem solving project and three for the main quiz.