Conrad Strydom, from Hermanus High School in the Western Cape is the overall top Grade 12 performer for 2016 and the best achiever in Mathematics.
South Africa's top matriculant Conrad Strydom has become a social media sensation after owning the stage at an Education Department event.

A group of 20 leaners from across the country who were the top achievers for the 2016 national senior certificate examinations converged on Midrand on Wednesday invited by Basic Education Minister Angle Motshekga.

When Strydom, a Hermanus High School pupil, was named top achiever he strutted across the stage with a walk that has become an internet sensation.

And while congratulations and well wishes have been flooding social media for the pupil, also named overall best performer in Mathematics...

... so have the memes.