A 13-years old Nigerian, Chimelum Tasi-Amadi has set a new academic record after writing the Cambridge Checkpoint Examination.
According to a statement from the teenager’s school, the City of Knowledge Academy situated in Ijebu Ode area of Ogun State, his academic feat has landed him a placement at Phillips Academy Exeter USA (a world renowned Prep School that prepares students almost exclusively for the IVY League Universities in the USA).
In a statement released by the City of Knowledge Academy, where Tasi-Amadi attends, the academic performance of the year nine student wasn’t totally strange as he had earlier dazzled keen watchers of educational terrain with award-winning performances at both the American Mathematical Competition and the Cowbell Mathematics Competition.
City of Knowledge Academy further boasts of an array of achievements by its students which include certification of 11 students of age range 10 to 14 years getting certified by Microsoft as Systems Administrators with proficiency in MS-Words 2010 after passing the examinations between 2015 and 2016
Founded by Mrs. Mosun Belo-Olusoga, an Economics graduate of the University of Ibadan, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and an alumnus of Harvard Business School, USA, the school boasts of achieving more in the educational sector.