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Reading: A Brilliant Young Boy Set to Bag Masters degree at 17 years old
Reading: A Brilliant Young Boy Set to Bag Masters degree at 17 years old

A Brilliant Young Boy Set to Bag Masters degree at 17 years old

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A Brilliant Young Boy Set to Bag Masters degree at 17 years old
A Brilliant Young Boy Set to Bag Masters degree at 17 years old

A young teenage boy completed his requirements for a bachelor’s degree at the age of 15. Ian Taylor Schlitz as he is popularly known pursued his degree at the Nothern Texas in the United States.

He found out that he was extremely gifted. Due to his brilliance, his parents made the decision to withdraw him and his sister Haley from public school and have them homeschooled instead. At Tarrant County College in Texas, United States, Ian was already enrolled in college-level classes at the age of 10.

He enrolled to the University of Nothern Texas (UNT) at the age of 15 to finish his Bachelor’s degree in Integrative Studies. Ian disclosed that his sister Haley, who graduated from college at the age of 16 and was accepted into nine law schools, gave him guidance on his academic choices.

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In addition to being a recent graduate, Ian serves as the CEO of Kidlamity Gaming, a gaming business he founded. Ian said he still has a lot of time to decide whether to pursue a career in animation or medicine when he graduated.

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Festus Conteh is an international youth that functions conveniently in all forms of writing including article writing, news, script, content writing, constitution and project/proposal writing. Writing is fun to Festus and has brought fame and recognition in his clime. In 2019, he was awarded best upcoming writer in an online writing completion that was organized by the Association of Sierra Leonean Authors (ASLA). After his impactful contribution to national development and cohesion through writing, he was nominated for the African Genius Award for the Best Writer in Africa Award Category an award he lost to one of the greatest African Writers - Chinua Achebe. In 2022, Festus was one of the applicants to the Commonwealth Youth Council (CYC) as Vice Chairperson (Policy and Advocacy) a process that met imperil feedback. As a freelancer, Festus has written articles for magazines, newspapers, and media houses and his articles have attracted big media houses including BBC, Aljazeera and Legit. Ng and is the Head of Programs at Salone Messenger a public relations firm based in Sierra Leone with the latest news and information. He is the founder of Africa’s Wakanda a platform that spotlight the beauty of Africa. Festus is also a perpetual volunteer in life-changing causes and has shown great commitment and dedication to being a catalyst and solution to the challenges faced by young people like himself. Festus currently serves as the Secretary General of the Africa Youth Leaders movement which is a network of youth between the ages of 20 – 30 years who have shown achievement, leadership potential and commitment to make a difference. Festus is also the Africa Focal Point of Youth for Change Initiative, which is a platform through which young people can access resources, be empowered and given the opportunity to grow to become useful members of society who will participate in the development of their communities and nation. Along with another Africa Youth platform, Festus has Co-Founded the Future of Africa initiative which is an advocate forum with the aim to bring together local and international socio-economic stakeholders to support innovative programs aimed at advancing the radical and practical progress of adoption awareness-vulnerable children and youth and youth leadership-through interlinking local, regional and international resources and opportunities.
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