Winner receives his new wheels

2016-03-23 06:00
The Vodacom Foundation winner Siphiwe Sibanyoni presented with his brand-new Datsun by the Vodacom’s managing executive for the Free State and Northern Cape, Thabo Mongoato.  Photo: Dan Xangaza

The Vodacom Foundation winner Siphiwe Sibanyoni presented with his brand-new Datsun by the Vodacom’s managing executive for the Free State and Northern Cape, Thabo Mongoato. Photo: Dan Xangaza

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SPHIWE SIBANYONI (27), winner of the Excellence in Teaching Natural Sciences award, walked away with a brand-new Datsun sponsored by the Vodacom Foundation.

Sibanyoni has been an educator for four years.

He currently teaches the subjects Natural Sciences and Physical Sciences at the Iketseseng Comprehensive Secondary School in Sasolburg.

The young educator has a BSc degree in Microbiology from the University of Pretoria (UP) and a post-graduate certificate in Education specialising in FET-phase Science.

Following a media briefing with Vodacom on Thursday at Oliewenhuis, Bloemfontein, Sibanyoni was presented with his new wheels by Vodacom’s newly appointed managing executive for the Free State and Northern Cape, Thabo Mongoato.

Sibanyoni also received a 10-inch Vodacom Power Tablet with keyboard, Vodacom Smart Ultra 6 Cellphone and airtime to the value of R220.

Sibanyoni says his love for science and educating young learners were his motivators for excellence.

“Teaching is my calling,” he said.

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