This year’s National Science and Maths Quiz has been billed as one of the best yet.
It comes with a brand new trophy that can be kept when a particular school wins it three times.
However, the trophy isn’t the only new addition to the National Science and Maths Quiz.
Dr Thelma Ohene-Agyei is moving from an NSMQ fan to one of its astute quiz mistresses.
During the launch of the NSMQ 2019 yesterday, Dr Thelma Ohene-Agyei was introduced as one of the quiz mistresses who will moderate the preliminary stage of the competition.
She will be joining Dr Gladys Odey Schwinger and Dr Elsie Kaufmann as the quiz mistresses of this year’s competition.
Dr Ohene-Agyei likes to consider herself as a pharmacist by training, a teacher by calling and a researcher by choice.
She graduated with B. Pharm (Pharmacy) and M. Phil (Pharmacology) degrees from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. She went on to pursue a PhD in Pharmacology from the University of Cambridge, UK.
She is currently a lecturer at the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy at the University of Ghana, Legon where she doubles as the Examinations Officer. Her research interests include issues of Global health, infectious diseases, antimicrobial resistance and Pharmaceutical care.
Dr Ohene-Agyei has a keen interest in mentoring young people in their life and career choices, advocating for a fair and equality in society and also recruiting, encouraging and sustaining women in science and maths especially, their representation at the higher ranks in the field of science.
There’s no doubt that she will be a fine quiz mistress.