A senior secondary school student, Uwakmfon Jacob bagged medals in Mathematics competitions around the world.
Following his school, Graceland Secondary School, Port Harcourt, Rivers States post of Jacob’s pictures on its Facebook page, Nigerians have been pouring out their warm regards.
The school captioned the post, “The chronicles of global Mathematics champion.”
Further in the post, it was mentioned that Jacob has won quite a number of Mathematics contests in the United States, Germany, Ghana, Indonesia and South Africa. Jacob could also been seen displaying a collection of medals around his neck.
Among the prizes Jacob has won to emerge a Mathematics champion are Bronze medal and Gold medals in 2021 and 2022 respectively in Pan-African Mathematics Olympiad (PAMO), Gold Medal in 2019, Silver Medal in 2020, Silver Medal and 3rd in Nigeria (2021 Spring) and Gold Medal and 2nd in Nigeria (2021Fall) under American Mathematics Competition (AMC).
Between JSS1-SSS1 Jacob has been a Champion in America Mathematics Competition, South African Mathematics Competition, Canadian Mathematics Competition, Pan African Mathematics Competition, Ghana Mathematics Competition, MIT, Indonesia Mathematics Competition, Stanford Mathematics Competition and others.
Altogether, he has 20 medals in various Mathematics Competition globally.
It was also reported that Jacob is on his way to Ghana for a Research programme and has also been admitted into the World Science Scholars by Prof. Brainne Greene who is a renowned Theoretical Physicists in Super String Theory.