Calvin pupils enjoy a special celebration

The primary pupils Zanele Molabe, Palesa Tswane and Charity Sithole also performed a musical piece.

BURGERSFORT – Calvin College hosted a spectacular event with the Greater Tubatse Municipality’s (GTM) mayor, Cllr Ralepane Mamekoa as VIP guest on last Saturday.

The school held the function to celebrate their 2015 matric results and to acknowledge their top students and teachers. It also served as the official opening of their new block of classrooms.

Guests were entertained by various cultural dances, including a Sepedi and Indian dance performed by pupils. The school choir also had the opportunity to show off their musical talent.

The top five 2015 matric students who were acknowledged were Derrock Mohlala and Conny Riba who each received six distinctions, while Fortune Mashabela, Success Mokgetloane and Desiree

Nkwana each received five distinctions. Mr Surendran Nair, school director handed them their awards.

“The 2015 matric class had an average pass rate of 98,5 per cent. Our goal for this year is to obtain a 100 per cent pass rate. I am very proud of each learner and teacher. Thank you to the parents who let us look after your children and to steer them in the right direction,” said Mr Anthony Devassy, Calvin College’s business manager.

The occasion closed with the mayor, Cllr Mamekoa and Ms Lorraine Britz, school principal cutting the ceremonial ribbon of the new block of classrooms.

  AUTHOR
Chané van der Merwe
Journalist

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