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NSMQ 2022 SECOND RUNNER UP PROFILE

NSMQ 2022 SECOND RUNNER UP PROFILE

(This article seeks to enlighten you on the one-time National Science and Maths Quiz Champion and second runner-up in the just ended 2022 NSMQ, Adisadel College).

NSMQ 2022 Second Runner Up Profile

Adisadel College has been a one-time National Science And Maths Quiz Champion (2016).

NSMQ 2022 Second Runner Up Profile
Forecourt of Adisadel College.

Where Is Adisadel College Located?

It is a renowned single sex (male) boarding Senior High School situated on a hill a few miles north of Cape Coast, with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, in the Central Region; one of the sixteen regions in  Ghana.

The all-boys secondary school in the Central Region was set up on 4th January, 1910, under the leadership of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel (SPG), an English missionary body tracing its origins to 1701.

NSMQ 2022 Second Runner Up Profile

It was first named SPG Grammar School by the founders headed by Nathaniel Temple Hamlyn, who was the then Anglican Bishop of Accra. It  was lated renamed St. Nicholas Grammar school in 1924.

The school took up its current name; Adisadel College when it relocated from its present location in early 1936 from downtown Cape Coast.

NSMQ 2022 Second Runner Up Profile
NSMQ 2022 Adisadel College Team

Why The Name “ADISADEL”?

The name “Adisadel” is a corruption or Anglicisation of “Alice a da” in Fanti or “Alice is asleep”.

Adisadel College is the second-oldest modern educational institutions for boys in Ghana after Mfantsipim School, an archrival which was established by the Methodist Church in 1876.

Adisco is also one of the most prominent institutions of learning in sub-Saharan Africa.

How Many Awards Has Adisadel College Won?

Adisadel College qualified for the finale stage of 2022 National Science and Maths Quiz after beating Kororidua Secondary Technical School and Acherensua Senior High School in the One-Eighth Stage.

In 2016, they were winners of the National Science and Maths Quiz and runner up in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020, 2022.

NSMQ 2022 Second Runner Up Profile

They were also winners of the 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 editions of the National Hockey Championship.

Adisco was also Winners of the 2021 National Robotics Championship.

Why Are ADISCO Boys Called SANTACLAUSIANS?

They’re called SANTACLAUSIANS because up until 1936 when the school moved to its present campus on Adisadel Hill on the outskirts of the town of Cape Coast, it was known as St. Nicholas’ (Santa Claus) Grammar School and the students as Santaclausians. The name “Santaclausian” has stuck to this day.

Their motto is; Vel Primus Vel Primis (Either the first or with the first).

NSMQ 2022 Second Runner Up Profile

I hope this article was valuable to you.

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Kindly note that this information will constantly be updated so keep visiting this page to read more.

Do not hesitate to use the comment space below if you have any questions or concerns.

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Below are some questions people also ask.

  • Which School won the National Science and Maths Quiz 2022?

Presbyterian Boys Senior High School, Legon won the 2022 edition of NSMQ.

  • Which school is best in NSMQ?

Presbyterian Boys Senior High School, Legon is the best school in NSMQ.

  • How many times has Presec Legon won the National Science and Maths Quiz?

The Presbyterian Boys Senior High School, Legon has won the NSMQ for Seven times.

  • Who won NSMQ in 1994?

Prempeh College

  • How old is NSMQ?

The National Science and Maths Quiz which was an idea by Dr. Mensa-Bonsu is currently 29 years old. It was launched in 1993.

  • What is the meaning of Adisadel?

The name “Adisadel” is a corruption or Anglicisation of in Fanti or “Alice is asleep”.

  • Who is the founder of Adisadel College?

The all-boys secondary school in the Central Region was set up on 4th January, 1910, under the leadership of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel (SPG), an English missionary body tracing its origins to 1701.

  • Who won the NSMQ in 2016?

Adisadel College.

  • What is the original name of Adisadel College?

It was first named SPG Grammar School by the founders headed by Nathaniel Temple Hamlyn, who was the then Anglican Bishop of Accra. It  was lated renamed St. Nicholas Grammar school in 1924.

  • What is the motto of Adisadel College?

Adisadel College motto is; Vel Primus Vel Cum Primis (Either the first or with the first)

  • Is Adisadel College a good school?

Adisadel College is one of the most prestigious high schools in Africa, and was ranked 10th out of the top 100 best high schools in Africa by Africa Almanac in 2003, based on quality of education, student engagement, strength and activities of alumni, school profile, internet and news visibility.

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