Thursday, 5 October 2017
13-year-old girl gains admission into Ghanaian University making her the youngest student ever to be admitted
13-year-old Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa has become the
youngest student ever to receive admission to the Kwame
Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST),
one of Ghana’s most prestigious government universities.
The young girl born on May 29, 2004, will be pursuing a
bachelor of science (Bsc) degree in mathematics.
According to a report by The Chronicle, Ruth who hails from
the town of Berekum, in the Brong Ahafo Region, is born to
Mr. and Mrs. Kwadwo Gyan-Darkwa.
The teenage girl is said to have attended the Christ Our
Hope International school. She later went on to attend junior
high at Abraham Lincoln International School, where she
ended up taking the Basic Education Certificate Examination
(BECE) held at the Justice International School Asuafua, in
the Ashanti Region.
Her father, Mr. Kwadwo Gyan-Darkwa, also revealed that his
daughter received admission into St. Louis Senior High at
the tender age of 10, having been offered General Science.
He said she later went on to complete her senior high school
studies at the age of 12.
Congrats to her!