18 year old Nigerian, Uwade Helen Akhere, has made history as she becomes the recipient of all eyes in faraway United State of America, bagging 11 Scholarships to American Universities to study after emerging tops in her academic pursuit at the Charlotte Catholic High School.
The Universities include Cornell University Tanner Dean’s Scholarship, Hampton University Undergraduate Merit Scholarship, Howard University Freshman Scholarship, Northwestern University Northwestern Scholarship, Northwestern University The 1851 Scholarship and Rice University Trustee Distinguish Scholarship, Tulane University offering her Premier Scholar award, University of Chicago Odyssey Scholar award, University of Chicago Odyssey Scholarship, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Morrison Scholarship and Villanova University Villanova Scholarship.
The Intelligent and Beautiful, Hellen who hails from Edo State is the daughter of a Law Professor at the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, Professor Jim Akhere, who happens to be a former Commissioner, in the defunct Bendel State of Nigeria. Truly a genius, Helen was the President of the Student Council of the prestigious Charlotte Catholic High School Charlotte NC, USA, a leader of The 2017 Signet II, Volume XXII.
Apart from the Scholarship she won, Helen won several awards which includes National merit Scholarship commendation, the achievement awards for Charlotte Civitan Citizen and Charlotte post top senior in the class of 2017. Also the 2017 Signet II , Volume XXII, graduating compendium of the school shows her coming tops in debate, speech and Theology, among others.