Zimbabwe stole the limelight at this year’s SADC national school quiz competitions held in South Africa with St Johns Emerald Hill winning the gong while six other local schools occupied the top ten positions.

32 schools from countries in the SADC region competed at this year’s quiz championship in South Africa.

The winning students from St Johns got R850 000 worth of scholarships each while the school was given R15 000 as overall winners.

St Johns school headmaster Mr Francis Mushonga said he is a happy man for it is not a victory for the school alone but for Zimbabwe.

Organiser and of the event Ian Venganai said the competitions were tough and congratulated the winners from Zimbabwe for representing the country with honour.

The second position was a tie by St Ignatius and Goromonzi High Schools, who scored a 260 points each, while the defending champions Marist Nyanga were on fourth position with Kuwadzana 2 High School on fifth while Leap PTA from Garankuwa Zambia were on sixth position followed by another Zambian school Baobab College.

St Faith were on 9th position then St Davids Bonda with Kwazulu Natal’s Newcastle High completing the top ten position.