Galaxy International wins maiden edition of International Geography Olympiad(IGeO), Ghana

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Galaxy International, Accra, inked their name in the history books, becoming the first school to win the maiden edition of International Geography Olympiad( IGeo), Ghana.

IGeo, Ghana, sits in the framework of the global IGeo, an annual competition for 16- to 19-year-old geography students from all over the world.

The Olympiad for Geography students from public and International schools in Ghana is franchised by Africa Schools Online and AB Review.

On Saturday June 18, 2022, IGeo, Ghana, came off successfully with fervent representation of students well versed in the spatial and navigational discipline.

Before the competition begun, rules and regulations of the quiz were adequately explained to all.

The competition had two components: a) a preliminary round of questions to all students and b) a theory exams based on four questions earlier shared to participating students.

Theory scores were then added to the earlier prelims scores obtained.

Five students who came tops at the end of the two-stage examinations were selected.

These students, comprising four main and one reserve will undergo a refresher program, mostly online to prepare them for the iGeo finals.

At the end of the Olympiad, Galaxy International produced two gold winners, one more than Presec, Legon.

Galaxy International were duly adjudged as the winners of IGeo, Ghana, maiden edition.

Below are the schools and their students which won gold, silver and bronze positions.

Gold Winners

Galaxy International

Franz Mensah Taylor

Aschkar Agyemang Lana Chloe

Presbyterian Boys Secondary School, Legon

Kumekpata Bright Elikem Kwarteng

Nungua SHS

Basil Nii Martey Akita

Silver Winners

Ghana Christian High

Lettey Enam Coffie

Jessie Abozo

Nungua SHS

Inkoom Fiifi Kelvin David

Nii-Anme Joana Borkai

Presbyterian Boys Secondary School

Ntiri Obeng Amoani Jesse

Forces Senior High Technical

Commodore Dennis Nii Martey

Kuerbutonye Kekeli Bridget

Bronze Winners

Ghana Christian International High

Norman Okaidja Williams

Aggrey Memorial SHS

Adu Kwame Effah

Presbyterian Boys Secondary School

Ampomah Gilbert

Amo Collins Sackey

Aboagye Obed

Forces Senior High Technical

Akafia Harold Semenyo

Awal Mohammmed Fareed

IGeo, Ghana, deserves honourable mention for sparking the spirit of competitiveness among Geography students across the country.

We wish the successful students best of luck in the global IGeo which will be held online and hosted by France from 12th to 18th July, 2022.

Source: 3news.com|Ghana

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