Stella Chinelo Emelife from Nigeria, breaks record in Indian University

Stella Chinelo Emelife, the Best Graduating Student for a Masters degree from the University of Mysore, India, is being celebrated and received outstanding honours for her impressive grades and achievements during her program. With a final grade point (FGP) of 9.263%, Stella received the maximum gold medals from the University, a total of 20 gold medals and five cash prizes at the 99th annual convocation of the university on Sunday.

According to the University of Mysore, this is perhaps the first time in the recent years that a foreign student has bagged so many gold medals.

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Stella, during her first degree, also graduated the overall best student of Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto, Nigeria, in the 2012/13 set with 4.86 CGPA.

“I want to say that I’m stunned, but everyone who grew up in Sokoto has heard of the Emelife excellency and of its torchbearer, Emelife Stella Chinelo, who has, since her primary school, remained top of her class. What we didn’t know, however, is that after receiving an Indian government scholarship to study in its country, she’d go on to top all of its citizens,” said Stella’s super-excited sister, Jennifer Emelife, on Facebook.

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