27 JHSs gear up for Connect-Cowbell Western Best Brain Challenge

The third iteration of the Connect-Cowbell Western Best Brain Challenge has begun in Takoradi, and it will involve 27 chosen junior high schools from 11 districts in the Western Region.

The new edition for this year promises additional advancements, particularly in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), where students will be required to complete more practical work.

This year’s competition has roughly 11 new participants, who come from a variety of districts, including Shama, Jomoro, and Ellembelle, among others.

A quiz competition in the subjects of science, math, Language, and general knowledge is called the Connect-Cowbell Western Best Brain Challenge.

As of right now, 11 out of the Western Region’s 14 districts are participating in the competition, which was originally only open to two municipalities—the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Area and the Effia Kwesimintsim Municipal—in 2021. Cowbell from Promasidor Ghana Limited is the competition’s official sponsor.

ALSO CHECK: Forget everything you’ve ever heard, visit Africa – Steve Harvey advises

Ransford Osei Nana Nana

Speaking at the launch, Connect FM Station Manager Ransford Nana Osei Asare hailed the program’s success for bringing out the best in the students from participating schools, who are now pursuing their desired subjects in their top senior high schools.

Nonetheless, he pleaded for financial support so that some of the pupils may complete their secondary education in the Western Area and help the region’s schools advance, particularly in quiz competitions.

Minister Charles Cobbinah, a representative of the Western Region, stated that government and the general public should work together to support children’s education and applauded Connect FM for taking up this important cause.

He, however, urged for the sustainability of the effort and assured the full support of the Western Regional Coordinating Council.

“First of all, since child education is a team effort, I thank Connect FM and the sponsors for this program.

Yet, as I prepare to mark the 50th anniversary of this program, I’m looking forward to its sustainability, he stated.

The draw for the 3rd edition was held on Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Kate Biney and Sally Nelly Coleman, respectively, from the Effia Kwesimintsim Municipal Assembly and the complimented Connect FM and Pomasidor for launching a program that will significantly promote the government’s objective of enhancing education, particularly Math and Science, throughout the nation.

Yet, they made an appeal for both private citizens and business associations to help this deserving cause.

Messages of support were sent by the reigning champions, St.

The representative of the as well as sponsors of the event and dignitaries who attended St. Anthony of Padua JSS.

Pro-Vice Chancellor of the, Professor Victor Kweku Bonzie Micah, Connect FM Station Manager, Ransford Nana Osei Asare, and other dignitaries presided over the event.

The Connect-Cowbell Best Brain Challenge is proudly sponsored by Cowbell from Promasidor Ghana Limited with support from DESK and Metro Mass Transit who will be providing transportation to participants outside the Sekondi-Takoradi metropolis.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *