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Tyrone Marhguy wins gold medal for emerging victorious in American Math Olympiad

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Tyrone Marhguy, a young Rastafarian who was first denied entry to Achimota School due to his dreadlocks but was subsequently accepted after a court order, has earned two major honors from the American Mathematics Olympiad 2023 for his outstanding achievements in Grade 12.

Marhguy won the Gold award as the 2023 overall national top scorer after competing against over 150,000 students globally.

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In addition, he received the Vanda Science International Olympiad in the Silver category, outperforming 38,000 test-takers.

Marhguy has been formally inducted into the International Junior Honour Society, 2023, in recognition of his academic prowess.

Marhguy achieved outstanding achievement in the West African Senior Secondary School Examinations (WASSCE) on December 19, achieving an amazing 8 As.

He also accomplished a rare achievement by scoring in the 99th percentile on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT).

The SAT is a highly recognized and competitive examination used by several colleges in the United States to evaluate candidates’ talents before to enrollment.

Marhguy received a score of 1500 out of a possible 1600, placing him in the 99th percentile. This indicates he outperformed 99.9% of all candidates who sat the test in 2022. Such a high score is especially significant because only one out of every hundred candidates generally achieves this level of accomplishment.

 

 

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