CIMG Telecom company of the year Tigo will provide a six-month high speed internet connectivity for Prempeh College, winners of this year’s National Science and Maths quiz.
This was announced by Tigo’s Chief Financial Officer, Bright Owusu-Bempeh, who is also an alumnus of Prempeh College.
In what proved to be a thrilling climax to the 2017 National Science & Math Quiz, Prempeh College outsmarted rivals St. Thomas Aquinas Senior High School and reigning champions Adisadel College to be crowned 2017 winners of the Quiz Competition.
They finished off with 53 points while St. Thomas Aquinas had 51 points and 31 points for Adisadel college.
As part of the award ceremony to crown the finals, Tigo presented the winners, Daniel Osei Badu and Wonder Sarfo-Ansah with fully connected smartphones and activated them on Tigo Tribe for a year.
Mr Owusu-Bempah praised the finalists for keeping the nation spellbound with their excellent performance, determination and enthusiasm.
“With this provision of internet access to the students of Prempeh College, it’s our hope that they will fully utilize it to enhance their studies. Digital technology can in many ways make learning more enjoyable and interactive,” he said.
Tigo’s CFO also explained that Tigo set out to support the National and Science Math Quiz with the hope that the company’s contribution to the success of the event would go a long way towards grooming tomorrow’s engineers, doctors, teachers and future leaders.
“As a continual expression of our commitment to education and technology, we will continue to support laudable initiatives such as this – ones that will empower and inspire our youth to excel and make positive impacts on society.”