- 13 year old Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa has commented on how she got to university at her age
- She revealed that in some classes she only spent one term and moved on
- She intends to go study space engineering "outside" after her first degree
Ms. Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa, the youngest student to ever have received admission to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has commented on how she found herself university at the tender age of 13.
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Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa's historic admission into KNUST has been the subject of many a discussions over the last few days since news of her admission into the university of science and technology broke a few days ago.
At the tender young age of 13, some on social media doubted the authenticity of the information, saying that there's no way a 13 year old could have gotten to university.
In an interview with GhOne, 13 year old Ruth related how she started school and literally spent a term or two in various classes, this supposedly due to her ability learn quickly. According to Ruth, after spending only one term in primary class 4, she went to class five, and was skipped to JHS 1 and "tried" the BECE in that class and passed.
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According to her father, Mr. Kwadwo Gyan-Darkwa, Ruth isn't the first of his children to have exhibited such academic prowess, and that his son is likely to do just as well. Her
"A lot of investment goes into it. Getting teachers, taking their time, making sure that they do the right thing at the right time, making sure that they don't just play anyhow, anytime, anywhere..."said Ruth's father
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"Every book that they need to get, I'll buy it for them. If I have to sell my things, my belongings to buy it for them, I do. When they're out there people think their father is rich, or their mother. No, we're not rich, but we're serious" concluded Mr. Kwadwo Gyan-Darkwa.
According to Ruth, after she's done with her first degree, she'd like to go study outside the country and take up space engineering or something that has to do with space.
Check out Ruth's video on GhOne Below:
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