Ghana: University admits 13-yr-old girl into Maths Program
One of Ghana’s prestigious Universities, The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) is reported to have admitted a 13-year-old girl to study Mathematics.
According to the Chronicle Newspaper in Ghana, Miss Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa, has now become the youngest ever student at the University which is located in Ghana’s second largest city, Kumasi.
The local media in Ghana has been celebrating the achievement of the girl who sat for the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) at a tender age of less than 10.
The girl’s father Kwadwo Gyan-Darkwa told the local newspaper that his daughter entered senior high school at age 10 and completed that level of education at age 12.