Genius 9-year-old boy to graduate with degree from top university

Genius 9-year-old boy to graduate with degree from top university

A 9-year-old Belgian boy has proven to be one of the youngest geniuses after enrolling at a university for a degree.

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Laurent Simons has become the subject of discussion world over after it emerged he is on course to attain his first degree from the Eindhoven University of Technology at his tender age.

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9-year-old genius boy to graduate from university

Simons would also like to pursue a medical degree after graduation as well as embarking on a PhD program while at it. Photo: CNN
Source: UGC

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CNN reported that young Simons is so smart that he picked a very challenging course, electrical engineering which is quite a hard nut to crack even for students of average age for university.

TUKO.co.ke has learnt the young ‘’scholar’’, will finish his degree in December, 2019, after which he will graduate.

According to staff at the university, Simons is simply an extraordinary boy who has inspired many people, including adults.

Simons, in an interview with CNN, revealed he would also like to pursue a medical degree after graduation as well as embarking on a PhD program while at it.

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9-year-old genius boy to graduate from university

According to Simons’ mum, his favourite subject is electrical engineering. Photo: DPA/PA Images
Source: UGC

Simons’ parents, Alexander and Lydia Simons said they realised their son was special when his grandparents told them he has a gift, which was later confirmed by his early school teachers.

The parents revealed Simons was taken through many tests while young and his teachers could not believe his ability to solve most of them, terming him a ‘’sponge’’, to mean he was grasping everything taught and read.

According to Simons’ mum, his favourite subject is electrical engineering.

In other stories, certainly, dreams do come alive and a determined graduate of the University of Ghana with first-class honours, Alice Xorlaly Amegah, has added another feat after she recently completed a master’s programme at Oxford University.

Prior to chalking another laudable milestone, Xorlaly, had been ''in a desperate situation just last year, as she sought to embark on a great academic journey'' to pursue her master’s in Comparative and International Education in the UK.

In spite of the major setback which threatened her resolve to bring her dreams to life, the young Ghanaian first-class graduate got creative with a solution.

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