Wembley College salutes Thuba

2016-05-04 06:00
Thuba Mzila.

Thuba Mzila.

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HOW do you get your top math’s pupil­ to perform?
You crochet him a multi-coloured Afghan blanket with some of the primary colours in the rainbow. All the love and care which were slipped into the blanket make your pupil’s brain connections knit together like hand-made wool.

Thubelihle Phumelela Mzila, our maths genius, enrolled at Wembley College, Greytown in 2006.
By the end of his school career, he achieved dux of the school, obtaining the top Cambridge biology mark in South Africa. To commend his success, his maths teacher Ms Peckham, crocheted him a multi-coloured Afghan blanket for his journey to university.
Thuba was accepted at the University of Cape Town to study a Bachelor of Business Science, majoring in finance and accounting, while also receiving the Investec CA scholarship.
Thuba was added to the Dean’s merit list at UCT in 2015 for attaining over 75% average. Thuba is currently one of the top 10 students in his year at UCT, achieving 100% in statistics.

He enrolled at Wembley College in grade 4. This is where Thuba fostered the art of learning, in our small intimate classes which focus on developing each individual child. These small classes and personal attention have fashioned him into a straight “A” student.
He quickly learnt how to work in order to achieve success. This is something, his mother said, he did from a very young age. An environment of learning is created and nurtured just like the art of crochet.
In Thuba’s case he mastered the skills of learning and he has soared to new heights in the areas of his studies. His blanket of life is being carefully and meticulously crafted through hard work, guts, determination and a brave spirit.

His early roots began in the small town of Greytown, KwaZulu-Natal where he enrolled at Wembley College in Grade 4.
Wembley College is a small private­ Cambridge school, hidden in the rolling mist belt of the Kingdom of the Zulu. The school is nestled on the side of a hill overlooking thousands of hectares of green farmlands.

This is where Thuba Mzila fostered the art of learning, in our small intimate classes which focus on developing each individual child. These small classes and personal attention have fashioned him into a straight “A” student. He quickly learnt how to work in order to achieve success.
This is something, his mother said, he did from a very young age. An environment of learning is created and nurtured just like the art of knitting. In Thuba’s case, he mastered the skills of learning and he has soared to new heights in the areas of his studies. His blanket of life is being carefully and meticulously crafted through hard work, guts, determination and a brave spirit.

We at Wembley College, would like to honour this young man and his brave efforts to venture forward on his chosen path of life. We will keep watch from the sideline and take some small credit for his amazing success. We salute you Thuba Mzila.

We at Wembley College, would like to honour this young man and his brave efforts to venture forward on his chosen path of life

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