Miss Cynthia Chinecherem Ali, who scored A1 in all the nine subjects she sat for in the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) exam has been offered a scholarship up to first degree level in any Nigerian University by Enugu State Government. She was the best graduating Student of Shalom Academy Nsukka in 2017.
The state government also resolved to present the student with a certificate of honour in further recognition of her outstanding academic performance.
Announcing the scholarship shortly after the student was presented before members of the State Executive Council (EXCO) at the hallowed Chambers of the Council for commendation, the state Commissioner for Education, Prof. Uchenna Eze, who spoke on behalf of the EXCO, expressed delight at the unprecedented and impressive record.
The Education Commissioner, who briefed journalists in company with the Commissioner for Information, Mr. Ogbuagu Anikwe and the Special Adviser on Education, Dr. Sam Ugwu, alongside the parents and management of the school, added that Miss Cynthia has made the state proud and deserves the recognition and support of the state government.
He stated that the recognition was also a means of motivation and to encourage others to work hard to excel in their academic endeavors and continue to make their families and state proud.
The government charged her to remain committed to the pursuit of academic excellence, describing her as “a role mode