- Nicholas Watson graduated valedictorian of his class with the highest Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.8
- He also received more than $1.5 million (GHc9m+) in scholarship offers as he graduated from Arkansas High School in the US
- Watson was diagnosed with autism and ADHD at a young age, but he braved his childhood inadequacies and overcame
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Nicholas Watson is an alumnus of Arkansas High School, where he earned the highest Grade Point Average (GPA) in the school's history, ArkLaTex reported.
Despite being diagnosed with autism and ADHD at a young age and being told that he would never be able to read or comprehend Maths, he overcame his childhood inadequacies.
Watson persevered and has done exceedingly well academically as he gained acceptance to 45 different colleges and universities across the US.
In addition, he also received more than $1.5 million in scholarship offers and graduated as the class valedictorian with a 4.8-grade point average (GPA).
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Aside from his academic success, he is an athlete thriving in basketball, cross country, soccer, and track.
Out of the 45 schools, Watson has selected Harding University to study Electrical Engineering on a basketball scholarship.
Click to watch his valedictory speech;
Smart Accra Academy Boy Scores 8 A's in WASSCE
Meanwhile, some Ghanaian students have excelled with all A's in the just-released provisional results of the 2021 West African Senior Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
Sarfo Bernard Kantanka, a student who studied Business at Accra Academy, has obtained eight A's in the 2021 West African Senior Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
The brilliant young man scored A's in Social Studies, English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science, Business Management, Financial Accounting, Cost Accounting, and Economics.
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