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, 05/01/2016
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, 05/01/2016
140-Some of the country top 2015 Matric archivers at the announcement ceremony held at Vodaworld Midrand Johannesburg last night.
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140-Some of the country top 2015 Matric archivers at the announcement ceremony held at Vodaworld Midrand Johannesburg last night. Picture:Dumisani Dube 05.01.2015
Lindokuhle Mazibuko, a beneficiary from the High Flyers programme, became the first pupil from his rural school to obtain nine distinctions. Picture: Supplied
Lindokuhle Mazibuko, a beneficiary from the High Flyers programme, became the first pupil from his rural school to obtain nine distinctions. Picture: Supplied
Joshua Gonggryp of Westville Boys High School received seven distinctions. Picture: Supplied
Joshua Gonggryp of Westville Boys High School received seven distinctions. Picture: Supplied
Caption: 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 Dardagan
Caption: 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 Dardagan
Caption: 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.
Picture: Colleen Dardagan
Caption: 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. Picture: Colleen Dardagan
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Velabahleke High School learner Lwandile Mpangase scored 8 Distinctions in his matric exams.
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DURBAN: 050116 Velabahleke High School learner Lwandile Mpangase scored 8 Distinctions in his matric exams. PICTURE: GCINA NDWALANE
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Menzi High School learner Ntobeko Mchunu scored 7 Distinctions in his matric exams.
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DURBAN: 050116 Menzi High School learner Ntobeko Mchunu scored 7 Distinctions in his matric exams. PICTURE: GCINA NDWALANE
Aravind Arunakirinathar, from Durban High School, is one of South

Africas top maths pupils. Picture: Supplied
Aravind Arunakirinathar, from Durban High School, is one of South Africas top maths pupils. Picture: Supplied
Simon� Heenop from Gelofte Skool attained seven distinctions. Picture: The Mercury
Simon� Heenop from Gelofte Skool attained seven distinctions. Picture: The Mercury
Safiyya Tootla of Westville Girls' High obtained eight distinctions. Picture: Jacques Naude/ The Mercury
Safiyya Tootla of Westville Girls' High obtained eight distinctions. Picture: Jacques Naude/ The Mercury
These 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 Mercury
These 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 Mercury
Chante 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 Mercury
Chante 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 Mercury
These students from Northlands Girls High and Danville Park Girls all achieved seven distinctions in the National Senior Certificate exams. Picture: Jacques Naude/ The Mercury
These students from Northlands Girls High and Danville Park Girls all achieved seven distinctions in the National Senior Certificate exams. Picture: Jacques Naude/ The Mercury
Salona Burdhu (GHS) and Devlin Govender (Raisethorpe)
Picture:Shan Pillay
Salona Burdhu (GHS) and Devlin Govender (Raisethorpe) Picture:Shan Pillay
Salona 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 Pillay
Salona 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 Pillay
Yuval Ardenbaum is a top achiever and will take a gap year to start his own businesss and travel in India and Europe. Picture: The Mercury
Yuval Ardenbaum is a top achiever and will take a gap year to start his own businesss and travel in India and Europe. Picture: The Mercury
05/01/2016. 18-year-old tripplets Farhana, Muhamed and Fatima Omar are matric top archievers from Tshwane Muslim School in Laudium.
Picture: Oupa Mokoena
05/01/2016. 18-year-old tripplets Farhana, Muhamed and Fatima Omar are matric top archievers from Tshwane Muslim School in Laudium. Picture: Oupa Mokoena
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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.
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164 06/01/2015 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 Mbatha
Six 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.
Picture: Antoine de Ras, 05/01/2016
Six 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. Picture: Antoine de Ras, 05/01/2016
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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.
281 06/01/2015 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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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. 827 05.01.2016 Picture: Itumeleng English
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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.
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996 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. 171215 Picture: Boxer Ngwenya
Tameem 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.
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Tameem 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. 171215 Picture: Boxer Ngwenya
Mziwenene Mabuse King Edward V|| in Houghton. 060116
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Mziwenene Mabuse King Edward V|| in Houghton. 060116 Picture: Handout/Supplied
110-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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110-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 Picture:Dumisani Dube 05.01.2015
Cape 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/Argus
Cape 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/Argus
Cape 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 Adams
Cape 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 Adams
Rebecca Haines, Rustenburg High. pic supplied
Rebecca Haines, Rustenburg High. pic supplied

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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