In February 2018, the InterswitchSPAK portal was opened for secondary schools to register their science students in grade 11 (SS2) for the InterswitchSPAK National Science Competition. Over 13,000 students registered and about 13,000 participated at the qualifying examinations.
81 of them made the shortlist of students that were invited from all over Nigeria to Lagos for the TV Quiz show. Five months down the line, a Masterclass, an Innovation Challenge and 14 episodes of the TV Quiz Show later, these nine contenders for the coveted prizes have emerged…..
Glory Okoli is 15 years old, a student of The Ambassadors College, Ota. Glory aspires to be a pediatrician in future. Her best color is sky blue; she likes sky blue because it keeps her optimistic about the future. Her hobbies are making music, singing, rapping, and drumming (with hands).
Glory aspires to study at the Johns Hopkins University as she aspires to build and run the best and biggest Children’s Hospital in the world!
Glory enjoys Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. Glory is the only female student among the finalists.
Akachukwu Anumudu is 16 years old. He attends Apostolic Faith School, Lagos. Akachukwu likes to read novels, watch sports, especially horse-back riding. He is a lover of nature and he likes to take up new challenges.
Akachukwu loves to share and transfer knowledge. He is reputed to have organized a masterclass in his school where he shared some of his experiences at the InterswitchSPAK 1.0 with his school mates.
He hopes to work in a place where he can transfer his love and knowledge of STEM subjects to making Nigeria a better and safer place.
His best subjects are Physics and Biology.
Raymond Ojuola is a 16 year old student from Brainfield College, Lagos. He is from Ogun State. He wants to be a Chemical Engineer in future. He loves to read and write a lot.
Raymond is always willing to know more about things and he always tries to be the best and make a difference anywhere he finds himself.
Raymond loves Chemistry and Physics.