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JAMB outstanding candidate scores 8 distinctions in WAEC

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Kamsiyochukwu Umeh, the outstanding achiever who emerged as the top candidate in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), continues to impress with her exceptional academic aptitude.

She has once again demonstrated her remarkable capabilities by achieving remarkable results in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

The performance of the 16-year-old Anambra student who attended Deeper Life High School in Mowe, Ogun State, is nothing short of extraordinary.

In the recent WASSCE, Umeh showcased her dedication to excellence by securing impressive grades.

She attained the highest possible score, an A1, in a comprehensive array of subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Further Mathematics, Economics, Civic Education, Computer Studies, and Dyeing and Bleaching.

She also earned a commendable B2 grade in physics, a testament to her well-rounded knowledge.

Umeh’s intellectual prowess was already on display when she emerged as the highest scorer in the 2023 UTME, achieving an exceptional cumulative score of 360.

Her subject-specific scores of 99 in Chemistry, 98 in Mathematics, 97 in Physics, and 66 in English reflect a consistently impressive academic performance across diverse subjects.

Her outstanding achievements have not gone unnoticed, as she garnered recognition and rewards for her exceptional dedication to learning.

The government of Anambra State honoured her with a scholarship, further acknowledging her academic excellence.

Her accomplishments also caught the attention of CEric Umeofia, the Chief Executive Officer of Erisco Foods Limited, who bestowed upon her a substantial cash prize of N2.5 million.

This noteworthy accolade and financial reward were presented to Umeh during a formal ceremony held on July 28, 2023, at the premises of Erisco Foods Limited in Ikeja, Lagos.

Kamsiyochukwu Umeh’s academic journey is truly an inspiring testament to her unwavering commitment to scholastic achievement and her potential to make a significant impact in the world of academia and beyond.

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