11-Year-Old Becomes Second Youngest Graduate in the World
Laurent Simons hold a bachelors in physics from the University of Antwerp.
11-year-old Laurent Simons from Belgium is the world's second youngest graduate. A resident of a coastal town called Ostend in Belgium, Laurent earned his bachelors in physics from the University of Antwerp at this young age.
The wunderkind didn't simply graduate, he graduates summa cum laude (given to the student with the highest distinction). He completed his 3-year degree in just one year, and has surpassed all expectations. Further, he completed his high school graduation in just a year and a half, earning his diploma at the age of eight years.
The young child first developed an interest in mechanics and physics only a year ago, and soon decided to pursue his interests relentlessly. He used to live with his grandparents in Belgium when he went to high school, and only recently moved back to live with his parents in Netherlands.
(With inputs from India Times).
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