Season two of Andrews Challenge, Nigeria First Real time online academic competition has been scheduled for May 18- June 17, this year.
All interested students are to register for the program on the website www.andrewschallenge.net
Once a student registered on the website, a link will be sent to his or her e-mail address which he or she must click to be activated. After which he can visit the website to login with his/her username and password
Andrews Challenge according to the Executive Director of the True Measures Limited, TML, Anuoluwapo Aojobi, organizers of the programme is intended to revamp and escalate the healthy academic rivalry that once existed among students.
He said the programme offers Fame and financial gains to deserving students who emerge as scholars at the end of the online competition.
He added that Andrews Challenge was set up to motivate students to excel in their academics.
At a time when parents are paying so much for their children’s education, it is quite important to compliment the efforts of the parents and teachers by ensuring that students give more attention to their academics.
“Andrews Challenge is a healthy academic online competition that helps students to be smarter than their peers who do not take part in the online competition. They also tend to have better understanding of the topics taught at school. Ultimately, Andrews Challenge improves the academic performance of the smart students in their various schools. You can be sure that such students will perform excellently in SSCE, UME, Post UME, IGSCE, diploma exams and other exams done at their level”
“Though the online competition is more of an open test, scholarships go to students with the highest scores and who completed the premium test at the shortest possible time. Each test contains 10 questions which include Mathematics, English, Science, commercial, arts and general knowledge questions.
“The mission is to award scholarship prices to deserving senior secondary and tertiary students. The Vision is to stimulate to stimulate the reading culture, better educational performances and healthy academic rivalry across the nation.
“The online competition is organized for 100 – 300 level undergraduates, SS1 – SS3 students, external students (those waiting admission), diploma students, OND students and students in College of Education.
“During the duration of the online competition, students can participate anytime anywhere. So either at school, home or cyber cafe, students can conveniently register on the program website www.andrewschallenge.net to participate
Season one of the online competition took place from November 24 – December 10, 2012
Six outstanding students emerged as winners and were rewarded with scholarship prices
In the secondary category, the top winner was Victoria Harrison, an SS3 Art Student of St Gloria College, G.R.A. Ikeja while the top winner of the tertiary category was Moses Oloriade, a 300 level student of Mechanical Engineering
The top winners received N150, 000 each
Source: The Nation