Kudos for top achievers
Tlhatlogang Secondary Principal (middle) Khosi Ntuli, flanked by educators and learners during the recent awards ceremony at Mofolo Park hall.
There was joy, fire, passion and ecstasy when Tlhatlogang Secondary Educators entered the packed to the rafters Mofolo Park hall dressed up in their academic regalia.
The event was to mark and celebrate 2016 academic success and excellence of the school learners from all grades .
The awards ceremony also acknowledged all the learners who excelled in extramural activities within the school setting and was also attended by the parents and the alumnis of the school.
GRADE 11 TOP ACHIEVERS Semakaleng Madingwane (middle) flanked by the principal Teacher and classmates.
The School head honcho, Khosi Ntuli thanked the learners who are doing well.
She told the packed audience that the school’s vision was to create a school of choice and reiterated that education was a lifetime commitment.
With tongue in cheek she said education is a lifetime experience and not a ‘buy one get one free.’
She further noted that the school wouldn’t be where it is without the support of the educators and the SGB.
“We hope to keep up the standard. To those who are not achieving anything , you have a choice,” She said.
The key note address was delivered by one of the school alumnus, Awakhiwe Kona, who achieved 6 matric distinctions.
This actuarial science graduate from Wits University told the packed learners not to allow their background to define them. “Define yourself as a powerful person, ” He argued.
Siyabonga Sithole, A former learner at the school who obtained few distinctions , told this publication that if you work hard and love your work, nothing will stop you from achieving good results.
Sithole passed matric last year and is now studying BA Pschology at Wits.
Thabang Vanqa, a grade 10 learner at the school who walked away with an avalanche of awards for academic success and debate said, “If you listen to your educators, parents you will become a better person and academic achievement will come automatically”.
Furthermore he said he hoped to become a Biological Chemist in future.
Did you know?
The awards ceremony was a brainchild of the School, SGB and the school Alumni. At the time of going to print this publication couldn’t solicit comment from any of the Alumni.