L-R, Emmanuela Ilok, Oreoluwa Moradeyo, Uwadiae Guobadia and Kosisochukwu Okoye
In what can be described as a consistent outstanding achievement, four 2022 graduates of Greensprings School, Emmanuela Ilok, Oreoluwa Moradeyo, Uwadiae Guobadia and Kosisochukwu Okoye, have been distinguished for winning the Top in Country award in five subjects in the recently released 2022 International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) results. The achievement of these students makes it the sixth consecutive time, since 2016, that Greensprings Students will be awarded as Top in Country in various subjects.
Over the last six years, Greensprings students have received the country’s top award in subjects like Mathematics, English, Physics, Biology, Global Perspective, Literature, French, Drama etc., and one of them, Honour Olatunji won the Top in the World award in Mathematics in the year 2016.
For the recently released 2022 Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards, the subjects in which the students were awarded as Top in Country include Physics and First Language English, won by Emmanuela Ilok; Information and Communication Technology, won by Oreoluwa Moradeyo; Biology, won by Uwadiae Guobadia; Literature in English, won by Kosisochukwu Okoye and Emmanuela Ilok. In addition to being the country’s best in these subjects, one of the awardees, Emmanuela Ilok, won the Overall Best Across Eight Subjects in Nigeria award.
Commending the achievements of the students, the school’s Acting Deputy Director of Education, Mrs Feyisara Ojugo remarked, “We are immensely proud of the exceptional accomplishments of our students in the 2022 IGCSE results. Their achievements are a reflection of their commitment, resilience, and hard work. The commendable feat also reinforces our school’s commitment to academic excellence and the dedication of our skilled educators who have supported them throughout their academic journey.
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“Over the past six years, 25 Greensprings students have won the Top in Country award in various subjects, and one of these students won the Top in the World award in Mathematics.
This year’s achievement is special because one of the students won the Overall Best Across Eight Subjects in Nigeria award. This is in addition to the Top in Country award in five subjects won by our students altogether.
“We extend our warmest congratulations to our exceptional students on their outstanding achievements and express our deepest gratitude to everyone who has contributed to their success. These remarkable young individuals truly embody the spirit of excellence, and we have no doubt that they will continue to shine brightly in all their future endeavours.”
The Cambridge IGCSE exam is an international exam taken by students, aged 14 to 16-year-olds. The exam is administered at the final secondary school year of various international schools in Nigeria, with the British Council and Cambridge Assessment International Education being the administrators. The Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards is an initiative of the British Council with a primary objective of recognizing best-performing students and innovative schools.