Pupil makes history at Merlewood

2017-01-12 06:01
PHOTO: supplied Zizipho Msebenzi achieved seven As, a first for Merlewood Secondary.

PHOTO: supplied Zizipho Msebenzi achieved seven As, a first for Merlewood Secondary.

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MERLEWOOD Secondary pupil Zizipho Msebenzi has put the school on the map after obtaining seven distinctions in the 2016 matric exams, a first for the school because no other pupil has managed this exceptional achievement.

The school obtained an 80.37% pass rate, a 15% increase from last year’s 65%.

Zizipho studied English, Zulu, mathematics, physical sciences, geography, life sciences and life orientation.

She has been accepted by various universities in her endeavour to pursue a career in medicine, but after much deliberation has chosen the University of Cape Town.

“The staff of Merlewood Secondary wish her everything of the best,” said Indira Nair from the school.

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