Class of 2017 impresses

2018-01-17 06:01
Kuswag’s top matriculants (from left) Miné Coetzee (six A’s) with HOD Linda Coertze and Marizel Hendriks (seven A’s) at the awards evening.

Kuswag’s top matriculants (from left) Miné Coetzee (six A’s) with HOD Linda Coertze and Marizel Hendriks (seven A’s) at the awards evening.

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TANIA SANDBERG

Tania.Sandberg@media24.com

MATRICULANTS of 2018 achieved excellent results in the NSC Exams. Kuswag Skool boasted a pass rate of 98% and a total of 71 distinctions. Top pupil, Marizel Hendriks achieved seven A’s and an aggregate of 87%.

In second place is Miné Coetzee with six A’s and an aggregate of 83,6%. Wilmie Erasmus finished third in the school with four A’s and an aggregate of 80,6%, close on her heels were Zuelle Maas with four A’s and an aggregate of 79,4% and Melize Meyer with two A’s and an aggregate of 78,9%.

Kingsway High School Class of 2017 achieved 268 A’s with 73.09% pupils achieving a Bachelor pass, 23.35% a diploma pass and 3.55% a higher certificate pass, and a 96.6% pass rate.

The school’s top performing pupil, Zeenat Wahid, swaggered seven A’s and boasts an aggregate of 92.286%. Pearson Pillay netted second place with eight A’s and a 91.75% aggregate, the top scores were tight with Muhammad Hamza Ghuman, finishing closely in third place with seven A’s and a 91.714% average.

Kingsway High achieved the following distinctions - one pupil achieved eight A’s, two pupils achieved seven A’s, seven pupils achieved six A’s, four pupils achieved five A’s, six pupils achieved four A’s and nine pupils achieved three A’s.

Special mention needs to be made of the fourth placed pupil, Mitchell Whiting, who achieved 99% for mathematics and a distinction of 83% in advance programme mathematics and third placed pupil, Muhammad Hamza Ghuman who achieved 97% in physical sciences.

“The management of the school is extremely proud of our top achievers but would also like to congratulate every other pupil who participated in the NSC exams with their individual achievements.

“At Kingsway every pupil runs their own race with their own goal in mind, so it is not just about the top achievers, it is also about the hard work and commitment that every pupil puts into their exams and that pays off to achieve success,” principal Sandra du Toit said.

“The fundamental qualities of the success of the academic programme at Kingsway is strong and anchored by our well qualified and hardworking teachers who strive for success, therefore, we would also like to congratulate our teachers,” principal Du Toit added.

Amanzimtoti High School boasts eight pupils, who achieved A aggregates and a pass rate of 97%.

The school’s top pupil Waseem Khan boasts an 87% aggregate, achieving 82% for Afrikaans, 84% for maths, 90% for life orientation, 96% for accounting, 88% for life science, 95% for physical science and 74% for English.

Okuhle Dlame scored second place with an aggregate of 84%, palming five A’s and two B’s.

Liberty Cele and Sian Posthumus share third place, both with an 84% aggregate, and both achieving five A’s and two B’s.

“Congratulations to all matrics who have worked well and achieved great results.

“We are extremely proud of your achievements. All the best for your future endeavours.

“May you continue to make us proud,” said principal Louise Lemmer.

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