PRINCE Edward School will host this year’s edition of the national Zimbabwe Schools’ Quiz Competition in August where about 30 schools from the country’s 10 provinces will battle for honours.
BY ARTS REPORTER
Speaking to NewsDay, Harare provincial co-ordinator of the tournament Brian Tayengwa said this year’s format saw three teams from each school in the country’s 10 provinces qualifying for the nationals in the competitions that were running under the theme Sharpening Young Minds.
Mashonaland West will be represented by Kutama College, Sanyati Baptist and Vimbai High School while Mashonaland East will be represented by St Ignatius College, Rusununguko High School and Monte Casino Girls.
St Albert’s High School, Mazowe High School and Howard High School will represent Mashonaland Central.
St John’s Emerald Hill, Prince Edward School, and Zengeza 1 High from Harare will also take part. Bulawayo province will be represented by Townsend High School, Montrose High School and Sikhulile High School. Mtshabezi High School, St Mary’s High School and Colleen Bawn High School will represent Matebeleland South.
Matabeleland North will be represented by Mosi-oa-tunya High School, John Tallack High School and St James High School. Masvingo province will be represented by Gokomere High School, St Anthony’s High School and Mwenezi Government School.
Fletcher High School, Shungu High School and Musume High School will represent the Midlands province while Mutare Boys High, St Faith’s High School and Marist Brothers Nyanga will hold the fort for Manicaland.
Zimbabwe Schools’ Quiz Tournament, formerly known as the Lions High Schools Quiz, was launched in June 2014 at Meikles Hotel in Harare.
It is an Afrocentric Quiz competition for High Schools organised by the Book of African Records an Afro focused research and educational institution based in the capital.