A TWELVE-year-old from Lodge Park has joined the brightest society in the country.
Naman Kalyam scored an impressive 158 on a British Mensa IQ test – earning himself a place on the prestigious High IQ organisation.
“We are very proud,” said father Kalyan Bairwa. “Naman has lots of aspirations for when he grows up.”
Mensa, founded in 1946, aims to create a society that is non-political and free from all racial or religious distinctions.
Anyone who can demonstrate an IQ in the top two per cent of the population is welcome to join British Mensa’s the High IQ Society where the objective is to enjoy the company of other members and participate in a wide range of social and cultural activities.
Brainy Naman is a formner pupil of St Bede’s and is now a student at Alcester Grammar School with his sister.
Naman, who turns 13 in September, decided to take the test after a friend sat one and passed with flying colours.