Brothers graduate at NMMU

2016-04-28 06:00
PHOTOS: supplied Heinrich Hechter.

PHOTOS: supplied Heinrich Hechter.

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LOCAL brothers, Ullrich Hechter (23) and Heinrich Hechter (22) graduated at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU), George Campus, recently.

Ullrich obtained his BTech degree cum laude and Heinrich obtained four distinctions for his diploma.

The two also received special merit awards at a function a day prior to the graduation ceremony.

The siblings have been studying forestry for the past four years and during this time have visited­ various countries as representatives of International­ Forestry Student Association (IFSA).

Both are completing their Forestry in Training year at Sappi Shaw research centre in Howick and Sappi Mooiplaas near Melmoth respectively. They will return to NMMU George next year to complete their MTech and BTech degrees.


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