THE Old Mutual National High Schools Quiz is set to take place on Friday, with 10 schools from across the country, competing for the coveted title.
The schools are Zengeza High 1 from Harare, Northlea High from Bulawayo, Midlands Christian College from Gweru, Sandringham High from Mashonaland West, Pamushana High from Masvingo, Marist Brothers Nyanga, Goromonzi High from Mashonaland East, St Mary’s High from Matabeleland South, Lulu High from Matabeleland North and Mazowe Boys High from Mashonaland Central.
The competition began with provincial rounds in September, in which 220 schools participated.
The competition covers a broad range of subjects, from African history and geography to architecture and technology.
According to Lilian Mbayiwa, executive head of group marketing, public affairs and sustainability, the competition’s aim is to cultivate critical thinking, teamwork and a thirst for knowledge among the country’s youth.