10 As for Pretoria teen

2016-12-30 05:50
Aroma Theron has bagged 10 distinctions. (Supplied)

Aroma Theron has bagged 10 distinctions. (Supplied)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Pretoria - "I knew it was going to be a big year, but I wasn’t prepared for how long it was."

Aroma Theron, of Midstream College in Pretoria, bagged 10 distinctions in what she described as a marathon matric year.

Get your matric results on News24

"At the beginning of the year, my mom and I made a list of all the important things I wanted to achieve. In the middle of the year it felt like it was never going to end, and I can’t believe we’re done now," she told News24.

She said that her highlights had been the memorable milestones of things she did for the last time.  

"Speaking for the last time at our orators club was a high point for me," Theron added.

The teen said she hoped to study medicine at the University of Pretoria in 2017.

"I could’ve done anything, but I like the idea of making a difference in the world and people’s lives. I did a fair amount of job shadowing and I spent time with a neurologist. It shook me, hearing all the sad stories, so that’s a big part of it," she said.

"For the matrics of next year, just take it day by day and work hard. So many people have walked this path before you,” she said.

Read more on:    ieb  |  education  |  matric 2016

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
ADVERTORIAL
Competition regulation for a growing and inclusive economy

ADVERTORIAL: The Competition Commission of South Africa is conducting advocacy work in the South African automotive aftermarket industry and has gazetted a Draft Code of Conduct for public comment.

/News
 

10 gorgeous plus-sized models who aren't Ashley Graham

Here are just ten of our favourite plus-sized models:

 
 

You won't want to miss...

WATCH: Pornhub is giving users free access to premium content these holidays
5 top leg exercises for men
10 best dressed men of 2017
How to open a beer bottle without an opener
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.