Radio personality Tbo Touch (real name Thabo Molefe) expressed his gratitude when his former high school in the US paid tribute to him by renaming its arts centre to the Thabo Molefe Centre of Arts and Music.
He shared the achievement with social media followers where he showed off his old school and the centre.
He captioned the post: “24 years later, the prestigious Private Catholic School “Bishop Grimes High” @bishopgrimes, its board of Directors and management has chosen to honour Your Boy from Sharpeville by renaming its arts centre to the: “Thabo Molefe Centre of Arts and Music.
“The legacy of Robert and Majorie Winston Jones, who raised me through those high school years, will forever live through this milestone achievement.
“Never underestimate the power of humble beginnings… God is on the throne !! #whatatimetobealive #cobraalumni”
He started off his primary school education in Sharpeville while living with his grandparents and went on to attend Thokoza Secondary School. He later moved to the US when he was 15 years old and joined Bishop Grimes High.
The radio personality took the historic trip with his two sons.
Friends of the media personality congratulated him on his achievement.
positivegp wrote: “Priceless memories Thabo. Thank you for sharing your gratitude journal, for being such a mindful and intentional human, husband and father. May God keep shining your light to the rest of the world 🌍 you just keep being amazing @tbotouch ❤️❤️”
ade_mahabane wrote: “Wow! The youth of Sharpville should be inspired 😍😍! I am proud to have been born in Sharpville 🙌🙌”
karabo_ml wrote: “Historic, a huge congratulations Thabo Molefe,you continue to inspire the nations🙌🏽❤️👏🏽@tbotouch”
kuthulamkhize wrote: “Wow Thabo – this is aspirational stuff, you can feel God’s hands all over this moment. And, you got to share it with your sons 🙌🏾:
mvulee_zar wrote: “Did I not cry when I read : ‘Your Boy from Sharpeville’.. This can only be God 🙌🏽👏🏽🙌🏽”