iLembe District’s top five shining stars

2018-01-17 06:02
Nosipho Mthembu placed first in iLembe. Photo: supplied

Nosipho Mthembu placed first in iLembe. Photo: supplied

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THE iLembe District has seen a major improvement in their matric results compared to the previous academic year and has produced a dynamic top five best performing pupils in the district.

Stanger Secondary School matriculant Nosipho Mthembu placed first in the iLembe District with distinctions in English HL, isiZulu FAL, mathematics, life orientation, physical science, life sciences and information technology. The school’s pass rate was 75%.

Emmanuel Mwandla (17), from Groutville High School placed second in the district and third in the province in quintile three schools with seven distinctions in isiZulu­, English, maths, life orientation, geography, physical sciences and life sciences.
Mwandla has received a bursary from Sasol to study chemical engineering at Stellenbosch University. The school achieved a 91.8% pass rate.

Impoqabulungu Secondary School in Mandeni produced the third top pupil Nkanyiso Mhlongo (19), who scored seven distinctions. He is yet to decide what he will be studying as he wishes to either study at the University of Cape Town or Wits University. The school pass rate was 75.5%.

Glenhills Secondary School matriculant Prathna Sewnath (18), placed fourth and obtained six distinctions. She has been awarded a bursary by Sasol to study electrical engineering at the University of Cape Town. The school achieved a 74.4% pass rate.

Ashveer Singh (17) from Stanger Manor Secondary School placed fifth with six distinctions and was the top performing pupil in the district for maths.

The youngster from Novas Farm has earned himself an opportunity to study at Wits University and has attributed his achievement to hard work and prayer as well as managing his lifestyle. The school achieved a 77.9% pass rate.


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