16-year-old Lunzu Secondary school student Martin Master emerges overall best performer in the 2024 Old Mutual Mathematics Olympiad

By Chisomo Phiri

A 16-year-old form-four student at Lunzu Secondary School Martin Master is the overral best performer in this year’s
Old Mutual Mathematics Olympiad.

Master was announced the overall best performer during a prize presentation ceremony held at Mzuzu University (MZUNI) main Campus on Saturday.

He since received a prize of K300, 000 for his impressive performance.

On the other hand,a 15-year-old Faith Ng’ambi of Likuni Girls Secondary School emerged as the best female winner.

Ng’ambi pocketed K250,000 for the feat.

On school level, Dedza Secondary School were announced the first winners after beating other 118 schools with 271 points.

Marist Secondary School scooped second position with a score of 208 points followed by Chaminade Marianist Secondary School which came third after amassing 118 points.

The winning schools will get various amounts of mathematics writing and teaching materials.

Old Mutual has been bankrolling the competition since 2014.