- Fraternal twins Imrane and Mounira Omurou Ba emerged as valedictorian and salutatorian respectively from Central High School in the US
- Imrane graduated with a 4.5 Grade Point Average (GPA) and Mounira followed with an impressive 4.4 GPA
- The twins desire to attend Louisiana State University to further their education in sports medicine, international relations, and political science respectively
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Fraternal twins Imrane and Mounira Omurou Ba graduated as valedictorian and salutatorian respectively from Central High School in the United States of America.
The pair thrived in high school as Imrane achieved a 4.5 Grade Point Average (GPA) and Mounira graduated with a 4.4 GPA.
Per Newsonyx, the twins entered America's school system in 2015 after moving from Niger in Africa to Maryland.
Overcoming their limitations
The duo was not only able to break the language barrier but also thrived in high school with the support of the Prince George County ESOL programme.
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In an interview, Mounira who achieved salutatorian status admitted that she was surprised to learn they emerged top of their class.
''It's very surreal for me because I didn’t expect this much attention,'' said Mounira, according to Newsonyx.
Balancing their studies with extracurricular activities
The Oumarou Ba twins had to balance their studies with extracurricular activities in school. While Imrane played soccer, Mounira was the sports manager for her brother's soccer team but played on the girls' soccer team.
The twins desire to attend Louisiana State University, where Imran is seeking to study sports medicine. Mounira plans on studying international relations and political science.
21-Year-Old Lady Emerges Best Student of Graduating Class with Perfect CGPA of 5.0
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh reported that a 21-year-old Nigerian lady identified as Ewerechukwu Favour Asaka emerged as the best graduating student of Covenant University.
In a video shared on YouTube, Covenant University had its 16th convocation ceremony, on Friday, October 22, in which 216 students bagged first-class degrees.
Ewerechukwu, who bagged a degree in Computer Science, was the valedictorian of the 2020/2021 academic session.
Determined Lady who Failed Out Of University with 0.78 GPA
According to Rochelle, she failed in her first attempt to obtain a degree because she did not take her studies seriously.
Recounting her journey on her Instagram account, she revealed that she was always partying at LSU every other day and did not take school seriously. ''I was living in the moment and not for my future,'' she said.
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