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Outstanding Girl at 2018 National Maths Competition Becomes Civil Engineer

CURSORY: Jemima Opokua Obeng, the Most Outstanding Female Contestant who made NSMQ history in 2018 is currently a civil engineer.

Meet Jemima Opokua Obeng the 2018 NSMQ star of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) who is now a civil engineer.

Jemima Opokua Obeng helped propel Krobo Girls’ Senior High School to the first-ever Semifinal stage of the National science and math quiz competition (NSMQ’s)

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During the semifinals of the competition, Krobo Girls’ SHS competed against Prempeh College, and West Africa SHS. But unfortunately, their school couldn’t advance to the finals.

Despite her school’s loss in the competition, Jemima was commended for her hard work and was named the National science and math quiz competition (NSMQ)’s 2018 Best Female Contestant.

The Krobo Girls’ Senior High School alumna went on to obtain a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from KNUST.

The star of NSMQ who became a civil engineer has developed into a talented and successful civil engineer with a strong commitment to quality and a love of problem-solving since graduating from her alma mater.

Jemima has worked as a graduate trainee with Associated Consultants Limited in Accra on a variety of projects, including a 34-kilometer national road project, where she designed drainage systems and analyzed design papers, all with the goal of having a beneficial impact on society through her work.

Her ability to work well with people, sharp analytical abilities, and meticulous attention to detail were essential to the project’s success.

As a dedicated volunteer for Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Ghana, Jemima has worked with EWB Iowa State University to create and implement the Water Distribution project in Ullo, Ghana.

In addition to her work as a civil engineer, Jemima is a passionate researcher, writer, and public speaker. She assists in training and coaching Krobo Girls SHS NSMQ team members as well.

She loves being involved in theater arts, cooking, and mentoring young people.

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