Allandale pupil’s exceptional achievements

2016-12-21 06:02
PHOTO: supplied Thaufeeq Mohamed Patel with his numerous awards for his outstanding achievement in both academics and sports in 2016.

PHOTO: supplied Thaufeeq Mohamed Patel with his numerous awards for his outstanding achievement in both academics and sports in 2016.

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ALLANDALE Primary School Grade 7 pupil, Thaufeeq Mohamed Patel, was awarded dux at the school’s recent prize giving.

Thaufeeq received English, Afrikaans, mathematics, creative arts, natural science, EMS, social sciences and technology subject awards.

He placed second in the country in the SAASTE Science Olympiad, participated in the Dante Italian Quiz and placed second in the Vatswa Le Meetsi Poster Competition at district level.

He also received recognition for his participation in soccer at circuit level and was named goalkeeper of the tournament.

He was awarded KZN development colours in karate and represented KZN at the South African National Karate Development Championship where he placed third.

Thaufeeq also completed the Midmar Mile and the Cordwalles Mudman Triathlon his year and has been part of an initiative that involves teaching visually impaired children the basics of swimming.

He has also obtained his second badge of seven levels for archery from the South African Archery Association for the Feathers and Arrows programme. - Supplied.

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