23rd March 2019- The Don Bosco Science Gist 2019 quiz competition is a program organized by the Don Bosco Youth Animation Centre, Onitsha – Nigeria.
It is an educational competition which brought together students and staff from six secondary schools in Onitsha to compete on the core science subjects; CHEMISTRY, PHYSICS and MATHEMATICS.
The names of the schools that took part in the contest ran as follows:
1. Cor Mariae Girls’ Secondary School, Nkpor – Onitsha
2. Arch Bishop Obiefuna Secondary School, Iyiowa – Odekpe.
3. Choice De Immaculate Secondary School, Onitsha
4. Royal foundational Secondary School, Onitsha
5. St. Patricks Secondary School, Ugwuagba – Onitsha
6. Don Bosco Secondary School Ibolo Obosi – Onitsha
The venue was Don Bosco Secondary School, Hall
Each school was represented by two contestants, seven supporters and a staff.
The quiz was in three rounds.
After the eviction of one of the schools during the first round and two other schools in the second rounds, Don Bosco Secondary School, Ibolo Obosi emerged as the winner of the competition, ArchBishop Albert Obiefuna Secondary School, Odekpe – Onitsha came second and Royal Foundation Secondary School, Onitsha came 3rd.
The winner took home the sum of N15,000 in cash and New School chemistry text book for each of the contestant plus 3 notebooks each.
The second position took home N10,000 naira and New School Physics text book plus 2 notebooks each.
While the 3rd position got N7,000 naira plus Comprehensive mathematics text book for senior secondary school and one notebook each.
All the schools were given certificate of participation.
The 1st to 3rd schools were awarded certificate of merit according to their positions.
Our hope is to raise the next generation of Scientist and Technologist.
Thank you for supporting our work with the young.
God bless you!