Agnes Egoagwuagwu Maduafokwa who emerged with the highest score in 2020 UTME, and 15 other high scoring students have been rewarded with 16 million naira by the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) in recognition of their academic excellence.
All 16 students, who expressed their interest to study mechanical, electrical, computer, industrial production as well as civil engineering in different Nigerian universities, are to receive N200,000 each for the next 5 years.
This information was shared by the President of the NSE, Engr. Babagana Mohammed FNSE during the unveiling of the 2020 UTME BEST ENGINEERING CANDIDATES, in Lagos State.
Agnes emerged as the candidate with the highest UTME score for the year 2020 after she scored 365 out of 400.
She is the President of the Maths Club, and the 1st Assistant Head Girl of Louisville Girls High School Ijebu-Itele in Ogun State.
The genius wants to study Engineering, where she can apply mathematical concepts in solving societal challenges.
Agnes hails from Ihiala in Anambra State and she wrote her UTME on March 14th 2020 in St Michael Otedola Education Centre in Epe, Lagos State. She scored 72 in Use of English, 99 in Mathematics, 99 in Physics and 95 in Chemistry 95.
Maduafokwa applied to study Industrial Production Engineering at the prestigious University of Ibadan, Oyo State.