Meet brilliant girl who left Africa to become best graduating student in Canada

Meet brilliant girl who left Africa to become best graduating student in Canada

- A smart girl named Shamima Opoku Amankwah left Wesley Girls' Senior High School in Ghana and became the best graduating student at Our Lord Secondary School in Canada

- The young lady's education has always been characterised with high performance

- Shamima always placed 1st when she was in JHS in Ghana and ended up sweeping 3 awards during her graduation in Canada

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Shamima Opoku Amankwah, a brilliant girl who grew up in Ghana, left Wesley Girls' SHS when she was in year one, flew abroad and ended up becoming the best graduating student at the Our Lord Secondary School in Canada.

In an interview with YEN.com.gh, the small lady reveals that she is originally Canadian but spent most of her formative years in Ghana.

Shamima attended Ridge school from inception to junior high school after which she went to Wesley Girls and left Ghana the next year.

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The young lady's education has always been characterised by high performance as she indicates that there was never a moment when she placed second when she was in junior high school in Ghana.

At the Our Lord Secondary School in Canada, she graduated with a whopping 94% average and swept three academic gold medals for Philosophy, Changes in Society and Canadian Family Studies.

Currently, Shamima is on the way to becoming a certified insurance agent and is also an honours student at Ryerson University pursuing a degree in criminology.

Meet brilliant girl who left Wesley Girls' in SHS 1 to become best graduating student in Canada

Shamima graduated with a whopping 94% average. Photo Source: UGC
Source: UGC

At the same time, the smart lady is about to complete a law course at Yale University. Shamima mentions that her journey has not been completely rosy as some might think.

There were tough moments including suffering anaemia, facing societal challenges of being a young woman and lacking the support of some vital people in her life.

Yet, through it all, she has thrived to achieve her goals and ambitions.

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In other news, Rehan Stanton who was abandoned by his mother when he was eight has had his life transformed as he now heads to Harvard Law School.

According to the Washington Post, Rehan towed trash and cleaned dumpsters for years to make ends meet and also to fund his education.

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