Recently updated on January 18th, 2021 at 09:25 pm
Lumen Christi International High School, Uromi, Edo State has emerged winner of the 2017 annual Lift Above Poverty Organisation, LAPO quiz competition held in Benin, Edo State.
Lumen Christi International High School scored 28 points in four subjects: Mathematics, English Language, Biology and Chemistry to defeat five other schools to claim the trophy.
Wingate Model Secondary School, Warri in Delta State, came second with 24 points, while St. Peter and Mary Juniorates, Asaba (Delta State), scored 20 points to clinch third position .
The winners were rewarded with plaques and different learning aids and laboratory equipment.
According to the LAPO Managing Director, Dr. Godwin Ehigiamusoe, 284 schools drawn from Edo and Delta states participated in the 2017 LAPO quiz competition.
In March 2017, Lumen Christi International High School, Uromi, Edo state emerged the overall best performing school in Nigeria by clinching the Augustus Bandele Oyediran trophy for producing the best overall results in the 2016 West African Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
Lumen Christi International High School emerged winner with best aggregate, determined on the results of best 50 candidates based on their grades in English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject.
And recently, in October 2017, the students of Lumen Christi International High School, won the 2017 SEPLAT Pearls Quiz competition – the 6th edition of the competition, organised by SEPLAT Petroleum Development Company PLC, operators of the NPDC/SEPLAT JV assets, OML 4, 38 & 41.