Brilliant Student Who Scored 7As in WASSCE and Aggregate Six in BECE turns Mason; secures admission to UHAS but no funds

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Tagab Mathew, a remarkable young man who has achieved academic excellence despite facing numerous challenges along the way.

Tagab Mathew scored an impressive 7As and B3 in the 2022 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and an aggregate six in the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).

With these achievements, Tagab Mathew secured admission to the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) to study Masonry, a career path he has always been passionate about.

Despite his outstanding academic record, Tagab Mathew faces a daunting challenge – he does not have the financial means to cover his tuition and other related expenses.

Nevertheless, Tagab Mathew remains determined to pursue his dreams and is seeking support to help him reach his goals.

While in SHS, Tagab Mathew studied Science and excelled with straight As in Social Studies, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science, Elective Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and English Language.

Sharing the story online about this brilliant boy, Manaaf_official on his Twitter handle called for support for Tagab Mathew.

”SAD! Tagab Mathew, who had an aggregate of six in BECE and just had 7As in WASSCE, will have no option but to remain home and continue his masonry apprenticeship at the expense of his engineering dream cus he can’t afford a University Educ!! Help,” he said.

Manaaf_official’s tweet stirred a lot of reactions from users and commentators garnering over 1,338 retweets, 51 quote tweets, and 1,958 likes at the time of the report.

Many commented asking that they wanted to get in touch with him with others want to offer help in various ways.

@OtuSowah said: Parents have saved enough to support their kids to further their education because of FSHS. A child whose parents couldn’t cater to their wards in SHS can do so at the tertiary level, that’s what gov’t is saying.

@nambepatrick reacted: St. James diie, top oo, my nephew got 6As, B3 in English, and B2 in social studies. The money now be the problem. Everywhere make sheee.

@PromzyKingston commented: Instead of going for an apprenticeship, he should rather work whilst he explores scholarship opportunities. Master Card is available for students who have stayed home a year after she. GNPC IS ALSO THERE. Apprenticeship is not the way forward if he wants to further his education dream