- 14 revered American institutions have admitted Prince Debrah, Presec's young NSMQ star who was a finalist in 2021
- The schools in question are considered as some of the most sought-after institutions of higher learning in the world
- YEN.com.gh has put together some of the interesting comments shared by Ghanaians on social media
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Prince Debrah, one of the 2021 finalists of the prestigious National Science and Maths Quiz who represented Presbyterian Boys' Senior High School has been admitted into 14 top universities in America.
A photo shared on the Twitter handle of Presec, Legon indicates that the brilliant young man was accepted at Skidmore College, Williams College, Georgia Tech, Grinnell College, Harvey Mudd College, Cornell University, University of Michigan, MIT, University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University, Stanford University, Carnegie Mellon University and Northwestern University.
The schools in question are considered as some of the most sought-after institutions of higher learning in the world and are known for their highly selective admissions process, academic excellence and promising career opportunities for those who attend.
What social media users are saying
Although many Ghanaians are extremely celebrant over Prince's achievement, there were a few people who did not seem moved by it.
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Below were some of the comments from both sides of the divide.
This is not a big win. His results was good and he applied and they accepted him. These schools are just like our Universities here. This is never a win for Ghana.
Chale wasop big win for you and Ghana. Keep it up boss.
He can only go to 1 and if it’s not Harvard.
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Boy With Ghanaian Roots Sydney Wiredu Admitted Into Harvard & 6 Other Top American Universities
In another story, Sydney Wiredu, a brilliant gentleman who resides in the United States is being hailed on social media by people all over the world for an amazing achievement he chalked.
In a post on his LinkedIn handle, the young man whose name confirms that he has Ghanaian roots indicated that he had been admitted to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Columbia, UPenn, Brown, and Cornell.
According to him, the process of getting to all the schools was incredibly long and strenuous which took him several late-night hours but he is glad the result has turned out to be positive.
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