The only female in the finals of the 2021 National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ), Ms Francisca Lamini, has gained admission to Harvard University in the United States.
The NSMQ announced this in a tweet while congratulating her on her admission.
Her exceptional performance during the quiz received applause from Ghanaians both home and abroad.
She represented her school, Keta Senior High School, with Bright Senyo Gadzo and James Lutterodt, as they battled against Prempeh College and PRESEC, Legon.
Despite her efforts, her school placed third — with Prempeh College coming first and PRESEC second.
Francisca scored 8A’s when she sat for the Nov/Dec WASSCE while in second year.
The former Ketasco student will be studying at Harvard on a full scholarship for her undergraduate programme.