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School awards 15-year-old prodigy N9m scholarship


The Bridge House College, Ikoyi, Lagos has awarded a full scholarship worth N9m to 15-year old Master David Orisheneye Okorogheye to pursue a two-year Cambridge A’ Level course in the college.

In a letter conveying the news of the scholarship to the recipient, signed by the College Administrator, Ms. Carmen Latty, the scholarship was in recognition of the brilliant performance of the prodigy, who in addition to obtaining a parallel A1 in all the nine subjects he wrote during the May/June 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE), conducted by West African Examination Council, also scored 332 in his Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) examination. 

The sixth-form college noted that the scholarship award was in fulfilment of the college’s tradition to celebrate academic success, as well as encourage students to pursue academic goals.

“Your very brilliant performance in the May/June 2018 WASSCE where you obtained 9As in subjects including Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics and went on to score 332 in JAMB, at the age of 15 caught our attention. The Board of Directors, management and staff of BHC heartily congratulate you and hereby offers you a full scholarship to pursue the two-year Cambridge A’ Level course in the college effective September 10, 2018 to June 30, 2020,” the letter read.
The scholarship will cover boarding, tuition, books and uniforms, while the programme lasts from September 10, 2018 to June 20, 2020.

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