Grade 11 pupil assists university in cancer research, inspires SA

Grade 11 pupil assists university in cancer research, inspires SA

- A Grade 11 student at Stutterheim High School has made South Africans proud

- Konwaba Putsu worked alongside professors at Rhodes University to probe a theory on cancer research

- His theory was presented overseas and is being studied

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South Africa's young minds are doing great things. Konwaba Putsu, a Grade 11 student at Stutterheim High School in the Eastern Cape, has proved to be an exceptional mind in the medical field.

On 30 July, the high school learner took to Facebook to gush about Putsu's success in compiling a theory on cancer research.

Briefly.co.za gathered that Putsu worked closely with professors at Rhodes University to investigate the theory on cancer research.

"Konwaba Putsu (Gr 11) has collaborated with professors at Rhodes University to investigate a theory on cancer research. His theory has been presented abroad and studies are currently underway. We are exceptionally proud of his independent drive and "never-say-die" attitude," the post read.

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Grade 11 pupil assists university in cancer research, inspires SA

Konwaba Putsu. Photo credit: Stutterheim High School/Facebook.
Source: Facebook

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South Africans were inspired by the young man's achievement and they applauded him on social media.

Zokhanyo Kweleta commented: "What an exceptional way to put Stutterheim and Stutterheim High School on the map. Congratulations to one of my close friends and advisor. May God shower you with many more blessings as you embark on this new and interesting journey. I am very proud of you."
Elspeth Lax added: "What a handsome young man. Proud of you Konwaba. You will be go far and we will hear your name many times in the future I am sure."
Tersia Marais Van der Westhuizen wrote: "Well done Konwaba. You have a bright future ahead of you. Keep up the good work!!"

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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