PZ Cussons set for annual Chemistry Challenge
• Urges schools to register students for competition
PZ Cussons has announced registration for the 7th edition of the Chemistry Challenge competition aimed at promoting excellence among pupils. According to the Brand Manager, Premier, Mrs Eniola Ogunlade, this year’s edition of the competition would be virtual and open to all SS 2 students schooling in Nigeria only.
She also disclosed that all the stages of the competition, including the finals would take place online. Ogunlade added that registration and the first stage of the competition, which is the online CBT, would run from November 13, and there is no limit to the number of participating students per school.
The brand manager urged all Senior Secondary 2 Chemistry Students across Nigeria to visit www.pzchemistrychallenge.com for an opportunity to win part of over half a million in cash prizes earmarked for the 2020 edition.
She said: “Since its inception in 2013, the PZ Cussons Chemistry Challenge has reached over ten thousand students across the country. Candidates who successfully scale through the first phase would sit for another online computer-based test at a date that would be communicated to all 1500 students who qualify.
“Subsequently, only the top 20 students from stage 2 would progress to the virtual practical phase. The best 10 from the practical phase will compete virtually for a chance to be crowned the PZ Cussons Chemistry Challenge 2020 champion.”
The Head of Marketing, Africa, PZ Cussons, Daniel Gyefour said the firm, in line with its promise to remain supportive of the learning of Chemistry in Nigerian Secondary schools, has decided to host an abridged virtual edition for 2020 regardless of the global pandemic.