Six Nigerian Students Win Outstanding Cambridge Awards

Six students from three secondary schools in Nigeria have received top in the World Outstanding Cambridge Learners Awards for the June and November 2023 Cambridge examination series.

The Country Director of Nigeria British Council, Mrs Lucy Pearson, made this known at the British Council Recognition and Outstanding Cambridge Learners Awards in Lagos on Thursday night.

British Council, in collaboration with Cambridge International Examinations, recognise outstanding achievements of students from various British Council partner schools across Nigeria.

Pearson said that the awards went to learners who achieved the highest marks globally in English as a second language (speaking endorsement).

The country director said that two Nigerian students made the achievement in the June 2023 Cambridge Examination series, while four emerged from the November 2023 series.

She said that six Nigerian students were from Brookstone School, James Hope College, Lagos, and The Ambassadors Group of Schools.

The country director said Oluwademilade David and Omaghomi Sharon from the Brookstone School emerged winners in the June 2023 series.

She added that Obodoechi Chiedozie, Favour Chinecherem, and Fehintoluwa Erinayo were from James Hope College, Lagos, while Bamidele Sharon was from Ambassadors Group of Schools.

Pearson also said that 95 students from 37 British Council partner schools generally achieved the remarkable feat of obtaining the highest marks in British Council partner schools in Nigeria.

The Regional Director, Sub-Sahara Africa International Education, Cambridge University, Mr Juan Visser, congratulated the learners from Nigeria for their academic achievements in the June and November 2023 examination series.

Visser said that every element of Cambridge education – the curriculum, teaching and learning, resources and assessment – was carefully designed to help learners to develop their potential.

“The Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards recognises exceptional performances around the world in Cambridge examinations.

“The awards reflect the talent and hard work of learners and acknowledge the dedication and commitment of their teachers and parents.

“With the qualifications that they have gained, Cambridge learners are well prepared to take on exciting opportunities that lie ahead and achieve their dreams.

Speaking on behalf of the awardees, Oluwademilade David said that they were excited to be recognised.

Last updated on July 16th, 2024 at 12:11 am

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