A dual Sierra Leonean and Namibian citizen and student of the St George’s Diocesan School in Windhoek, Namibia, Southern Africa, Melvina Malaika Nicol-Wilson has recorded a record-breaking set of results in the Cambridge IGCSE International Assessment Education Examinations conducted in November 2021.

Melvina, who is a bilingual student and the youngest in her class, secured average 85.1% in the international examinations with Grade A in Mathematics – A, Physics – A, Chemistry – A, Biology –A, English –A and German – A respectively.

Melvina expressed excitement for the performance. She said it feels great to have achieved the highest grades she could have hoped for, adding that she was looking forward to pursue medical studies and securing admission in a top rated university in Germany or the United Kingdom and across the world.

She said: “I want to become a Medical Doctor and help in improving the health sector in Sierra Leone, Namibia and Africa at large.”

A news release from the St George’s Diocesan School that listed Melvina among the top performing students’ states: “We want to congratulate the following Cambridge IGCSE (Grade 11) students who received A averages for the Cambridge Assessment International Education examinations at the end of 2021!”

Her high level of grades at all As, show her brilliant standards of work and the exceptional progress made by her despite the disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Melvina was born in the United Kingdom and she is the daughter of prominent Sierra Leone Lawyer Melron C. Nicol-Wilson, Managing Partner of Nicol-Wilson & Co (MalaikaChambers).

She is presently living in Namibia with her grandparents – Ronald & Melvina Nicol-Wilson, both retired academics in the sciences and languages.

Source: The Sierra Leone Telegraph