Albert D. Bangura, a young Sierra Leonean who lives and studies in Cyprus has emerged as the Overall Best Graduating Student, Class of 2023 at Bahcesehir University.
Albert, an alumnus of one of the best secondary schools in Sierra Leone, the Prince of Wales Secondary School, possesses an unwavering belief in his abilities, and an indomitable spirit that has propelled him forward to greater heights. He is a full-stack developer and a Senior Fellow at the Necessity Firm.
In a Facebook post he made on July 12, 2023, Albert narrated a little bit jaw-dropping story of his new achievement. Even though he had always predicted to come out top of his class, Albert said he was thrilled to receive a call from the Office of International Students that he is the Overall Best Graduating Student, Class of 2023.
Albert is one of the best computer engineers from Sierra Leone plying his trade on foreign soil. He has cemented his name in the history books of Bahcesehir University, leaving a mark that will forever be engraved on the walls of the university. His determination, focus and hard work have placed him in a place of eternal honour.
Read what the man himself has to say about his achievement:
Yesterday, I was informed by mail that I am the best graduating student of the Computer Engineering department, I was really happy but this is something I had already predicted.However, the one that really got me overwhelmed with joy today was when I was informed and congratulated by the Office of International students that I am the Overall Best Graduating Student, Class of 2023.In addition, today I was invited by the chancellor/rector of my university to his office for the first time. Amongst many other things, we discussed about my Capstone project.For a long time, I had looked forward to meeting with him. Such a great personality and I am thrilled at how he believes in my potential, his willingness to support me and above all his desire for me to continue at this great university.He also congratulated me for emerging as the BEST GRADUATING STUDENT, Class of 2023.