PICS: Class of 2015

South Africa

Cape Town - The country was buzzing with excitement the #MatricResults were made available. The country’s top matrics came from various walks of life but what they all had in common was the same sense of determination for success.

South Africa’s 25 top achievers joined Basic Education Minster Angie Motshekga and Deputy Minister of Education, Enver Surty at a breakfast event that was held in Midrand, Johannesburg to honour the matriculants.

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Mr Enver Surty, deputy minister of basic education sits next to Angie Motshekga, Minister of basic eduactaion together with 23 out of the top 25 Matric learners from Government schools accros the country at a special breakfast event held at Vodaworld in Midrand, J ohannesburg.
Picture: Antoine de Ras, 05/01/2016140-Some of the country top 2015 Matric archivers at the announcement ceremony held at Vodaworld Midrand Johannesburg last night.
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05.01.2015Lindokuhle Mazibuko, a beneficiary from the High Flyers programme, became the first pupil from his rural school to obtain nine distinctions. Picture: SuppliedJoshua Gonggryp of Westville Boys High School received seven distinctions. Picture: SuppliedCaption: Front, Brandon Katusic, Samuel de Beer, second row,Thandolwethu Hlongwane, Nikyle Bisseru, Taahir Patel, Kamir Arjun, Sahil Maharaj, Gert du Toit, Devashen Mudaliar, Matthew Copley, Luke Lapin.
Picture: Colleen DardaganCaption: A full house of seven distinctions multiplied by three. Triplets, Taahir, Ameera and Muhammad Suleman who attended Westvile Boys High School and Westville Girls School respectively made their parents proud with each scoring 7As.
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Velabahleke High School learner Lwandile Mpangase scored 8 Distinctions in his matric exams.
Menzi High School learner Ntobeko Mchunu scored 7 Distinctions in his matric exams.
PICTURE: GCINA NDWALANEAravind Arunakirinathar, from Durban High School, is one of South

Africas top maths pupils. Picture: SuppliedSimon� Heenop from Gelofte Skool attained seven distinctions. Picture: The MercurySafiyya Tootla of Westville Girls' High obtained eight distinctions. Picture: Jacques Naude/ The MercuryThese thrilled Star College boys are set to reach great heights in the future after they each achieved eight or nine distinctions in their matric exams. Picture: Jacques Naude/ The MercuryChante Dove, Nosihle Mthembu, Nikai Jagganath, Simone Brown, Thiasha Naidoo, Ridwa Hajee and Shwetha Maharaj all obtained seven As, except Thiasha who got eight. Picture: Jacques Naude/ The MercuryThese students from Northlands Girls High and Danville Park Girls all achieved seven distinctions in the National Senior Certificate exams. Picture: Jacques Naude/ The MercurySalona Burdhu (GHS) and Devlin Govender (Raisethorpe)
Picture:Shan PillaySalona Burdhu of Pietermaritzburg Girls' High who scored seven distinctions and Devlin Govender of Raisethorpe Secondary School who got eight, were estatic with their performance in the matric examinations
Picture: Shan PillayYuval Ardenbaum is a top achiever and will take a gap year to start his own businesss and travel in India and Europe. Picture: The Mercury05/01/2016. 18-year-old tripplets Farhana, Muhamed and Fatima Omar are matric top archievers from Tshwane Muslim School in Laudium.
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Pheziwe Mkhalane from Unity Secondary School in Daveyton got eight distinctions she was crowned by MMC Mally Mokoena and Primier of Gauteng David Makhuru.
Picture:Nokuthula MbathaSix of the top Western Cape matric achievers (l-R) Tala Ross- Rustenburg Girls High school, Andrew Tucker- SACS High, Tae Jun Park- Rondebosch Boys High School, Namhla  Juqu- Centre of Science and technology , Winand Mey- Tygerberg High School at a special breakfast event held for the 25 top matric achievers from Government schools accros the country . Vodaworld in Midrand, J ohannesburg.
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Minet Uys from Afrikaans Girls High School was crowned the best top achiever in Gauteng for 2015 Matric resultd yesterday at Rhema Bible church in Randburg.Matric pupil from Parktown Boys High Slade Hodge, who was involved in a motorbike accident and stayed in hospital for two months and did not write his preliminary exams, speaks at his home in Newlands.
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Melissa Kabonga, a 19 year old Congolese refugee who came to South Africa 11 years ago, wrote her matric this year at Greenside High School where she has been a student since Grade 8.
Picture: Boxer NgwenyaTameem Hassem, 17 year old Greenside High School matric student, broke his leg just before his final matric exams which he had to write from his hospital bed and home in Mayfair near Johannesburg.
Picture: Boxer NgwenyaMziwenene Mabuse King Edward V|| in Houghton. 060116
Picture: Handout/Supplied110-from left: Basic education Minister Angie Motshekga and National overall best student  Quintile 5 winner Andrew Tucker from SA College High School in the Western Cape and Deputy Minister of education Enver Surty at the 2015 Matric results announcement held at Vodaworld Midrand Johannesburg
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05.01.2015Cape Town 160106.  Saphokazi Dangazele , a  top student at Mfuleni high school .  Mfuleni high school has done well on their matric results. They obtained 79.6 percent from 50 percent last year. Picture Cindy waxa.Reporter Ilse/ArgusCape Town-160106 - 18 year old Anushqah van der Ventel from Manenberg celebrates 6 distictions in her Matric examination. In the background (doorway) is her grandmother with whom she lives, Gadija Jacobs, 74-Photographer-Tracey AdamsRebecca Haines, Rustenburg High. pic supplied

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