MARIST Brothers High School emerged as winners at the Old Mutual High School Quiz competition, fending off stiff competition from Zengeza High 1 to land the top prize at a two day event held in Harare last week.
Marist Brothers came out on top with 54 points while Zengeza High 1 became the first runner up with 52 points followed by Pamushana High School and Thornhill College with 34 and 28 points respectively.
Marist Brothers quiz mentor Committee Magwada said: “I am very proud of my boys and how hard they have worked to get here. I always encourage them to stand tall and fight till the end and today we go back to Nyanga as the nation’s best quiz team…
“This has been an insightful and exhilarating experience all thanks to Old Mutual Zimbabwe and its partners for organizing a beautiful tournament.”
Speaking at the event, Tyson Mudarikiri, Book of African Records, acting chief executive officer said: “It is with no doubt that the students were well prepared and had done their thorough research.
“Some of the questions were difficult even for adults present and everyone who attended took away one or two learnings. Congratulations to all the students who showed up and participated.”
The two day national quiz event was held at Cresta Lodge last week.