Presec’s 2021 NSMQ finalist courted by 14 Top US  schools


Prince Appiah Debrah, Jr., the anchor National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ) 2021 whizkid for the Presbyterian Boys’ Senior High School (Presec) has been offered admissions, plus generous support, to 14 top United States of America (USA) colleges/universities starting in the 2022/23 academic year.

These offers, include Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Stanford, UPenn, Columbia, Cornell, Northwestern, Carnegie Mellon, and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Prince A. Debrah, Jr intends to study mathematics and computer science at the university with special interests in algorithmic reasoning, artificial intelligence and human-computer interactions.

Prince, Jr. obtained his basic school education at The Light Academy, Adenta where he was the School Prefect. He graduated the 2nd best candidate in the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE)  in the entire Adenta district in 2018 and went on to his first choice school, the Presbyterian Boys’ Senior High School at Legon, becoming the President of the Math & Science Club.

He was part of the team that represented Presec in the 2021 NSMQ in the nail-biter finale in Kumasi, losing narrowly to Prempeh College.

He is the proud son of Prince Appiah Debrah, Sr., a lawyer and chartered accountant who was the parliamentary candidate for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the 2020 elections.



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