Saturday, March 31, 2007

Dante Rosales

A 12-year-old Peruvian named Dante Rosales has been admitted by a university in Lima to study mathematics, university authorities said. Dante Rosales, a great fan of history, gained the 18th highest test score among the 3,800 applicants for the 78 places on offer.Rosales told journalists that he studies 14 hours a day, taking a course in a college in Lima's Brena neighbourhood .He said he does play soccer and watch television, videos and wrestling matches. His hero is Napoleon Bonaparte, because he was pug-nosed but still conquered Europe.Peru is one of the few nations where children can skip grades and enter university much earlier than normal.

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