- Herman Kumbong Nyuykonge has been adjudged as the overrall best student of KNUST this year
- He studied B.Sc. Computer Engineering and graduated with a Cumulative Weighted Average of 88.45
- Kumbong is set to join world-renown company Goldman Sachs as an engineering analyst
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An extremely brilliant recent graduate of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumbong Herman Nyuykonge, emerged as the best student of 2020 after chalking a CWA of 88.45.
The B.Sc. Computer Engineering graduate of the popular university managed to brave the odds and ace all his class tests, assignments and exams to become the overall best graduating student.
Kumbong Herman Nyuykonge took to social media to express his thanks to all who impacted his life while he walked the halls of the tertiary institution.
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According to him, the 4 years he spent in KNUST was nothing but a blessing and expressed special thanks to Mastercard for helping him live his dreams.
Kumbong Herman Nyuykonge stated in his recent social media post that he is Goldman Sachs-bound to start his career life as an engineering analyst.
Following the massive achievement which etched his name in the history books of KNUST, Kumbong wrote:
"Excited to have graduated this weekend with a B.Sc. Computer Engineering from Kwame Nkrumah' University of Science and Technology, Kumasi. I also was the overall best graduating student in the University with a CWA of 88.45.
I do recognize that what matters most, is how all of this translates to making the lives of others better and that this is just the beginning of a lifelong learning process.
My time at Kwame Nkrumah' University of Science and Technology, Kumasi has been nothing else but a blessing. I am sincerely grateful to the Mastercard Foundation Scholars program at KNUST for believing in me and allowing me to get this far.
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Thanks to my lecturers Ing. Dr. Henry Nunoo-Mensah, PE-GhIE, Jephthah Yankey, Daniel Opoku, Ph.D. Andrew Selasi Agbemenu, Ing. Kommey, Eric Tutu Tchao and everyone else who have been mentors to me.
Looking forward to begin my new role as an Engineering analyst at Goldman Sachs and looking to transfer the skills I build to make the world a better place."
Meanwhile, Benjamin Sedem Ehlah also etched his name in the history books of the University of Winneba- Kumasi Campus after he was adjudged the best graduating student in his year group.
Benjamin Sedem Ehlah, who graduated in 2020, managed to defy all the odds and braved the storms of the rigorous education system in Ghana to achieve the feat.
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The 27-year-old young record-setter studied Information Technology and managed to top all students on his campus with a CGPA that was only a few decimal points short of distinction.
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