Former Accra Academy Students Who Represented Their School At The 2016 NSMQ Graduate From Columbia University

Joseph and Benjamin at the NSMQ contest and in their graduation gowns Photo credit Source: UGC
Joseph and Benjamin at the NSMQ contest and in their graduation gowns Photo credit Source: UGC

Joseph Duodu and Benjamin Sango, past students of Accra Academy have recently been hailed by their alma mater for their latest achievements.

The former National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ) contestants for their school recently graduated with degrees in Computer Science and Economics from Columbia University.

Accra Academy took to its Instagram page to congratulate Joseph and Benjamin and encouraged them to soar higher.

Two former students of Accra Academy, Joseph Duodu and Benjamin Sango have recently been celebrated by their alma mater on social media after successfully graduating from Columbia University in the US.

The post sighted by on the Instagram timeline of @bleoofficial_ revealed that Joseph and Benjamin represented Accra Academy in the 2016 National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ) but were unfortunately sent home at the semi-finale stage.

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Joseph Duodu pursued a degree in Computer Science with Benjamin Sango reading economics at Columbia University.

The post was followed by the school congratulating the young men on their latest achievement and encouraging them to continue excelling wherever they find themselves.


The post attracted close to 1,500 views from netizens. Watch the full video linked below;

“The world awaits all that you have to offer, keep achieving, keep accomplishing and keep shining. As all Bleoobi were taught, “we do not learn for school, but for life”. Hats off to you, Well done!”

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Bright Sage, a former ‘Accra Aca’ student shared a fond memory of the two in the comments section;

“Wow time flies. It’s been over 4 years already!!! Remember supporting these guys. Proud of their accomplishments. Ivy cap and gown they wear. Columbia University “

By: Linda Anderson