KNUST admits 13-year-old prodigy

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A 13-year-old academic prodigy, Miss Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa, has been admitted as the youngest ever student at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi.

According to The Chronicle Newspaper, the girl is a native of Anyimon, Berekum in the Brong-Ahafo Region, and who lives at Prempeh College, Kumasi, where her father is a senior tutor.

She attended the Christ Our Hope International School in Kumasi, and later the Abraham Lincoln Junior High School (JHS), where she wrote the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in JHS 1 at the Justice International School Asuofua in the Ashanti Region.

According to her father Mr Kwadwo Gyan-Darkwa, she then entered St. Louis Senior High School at age 10 and offered General Science, and continued to complete her Senior High (SHS) education at age 12 plus.

Born on May 29, 2004 in Kumasi, Miss Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa will pursue a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc. Mathematics) in Mathematics at the KNUST.

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