It may not be as ritualistic as some other coming-of-age celebrations around the world, but the matric ball is one milestone both parents and teens look forward to with much anticipation.
Okay, maybe for teens more than their parents because in the run-up to matric ball night, the only thing getting tested under pressure is mom and dad's purse strings!
Matric is one rough year though, so we're sure the expenses are well worth it.
Besides, when do any of us ever get the chance to dress up and pretend we're celebs off to attend some red carpet?
One thing's for sure, these Gen Zs know how to turn out.
We searched social and found a few matriculants who bade farewell to their school days looking like A-list celebs.
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- Also see: 7 ways to access the matric 2018 results
Dripping in finesse
- Also see: While you wait for the matric results...
Send your teen's 2018 matric ball photos to firstname.lastname@example.org and we could add them to this list.
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