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Northcliff & Melville Times: 31st consecutive 100 per cent matric pass rate

Northcliff & Melville Times: 31st consecutive 100 per cent matric pass rate
Taryn Rodgers receives eight distinctions and earns a spot on the Independent Examinations Board Top 1 per cent for life sciences and English.
 

De La Salle Holy Cross College has yet another 100 per cent matric pass rate in the bag.

The class of 2017’s success will make for the school’s 31st consecutive 100 per cent pass rate in the 31st year of the amalgamated college.

Nicola Parschau receives eight distinctions in the class of 2017 and earns a spot on the Independent Examinations Board Top 1 per cent for geography.

Philip Mpofu received four distinctions in the class of 2017 and earns a spot on the Independent Examinations Board Top 1 per cent for business studies.

Kieran Payne received seven distinctions in the class of 2017 and earns a spot on the Independent Examinations Board Top 1 per cent for business studies.

A whopping 73 out of 73 matriculants received bachelor’s degree passes. and out of the 73, 180 distinctions were attained.

The class had a 73.9 per cent grade average and the average number of distinctions was 2.5.

Headmaster Atholl Murray said he is proud of each and every matric as well as the staff at the school.

“Long may they continue to plant trees under whose shade they do not expect to sit. Praesis ut prosis [lead in order to serve],” Murray said.

Distinction breakdown:

  • 1 distinction – 20 matriculants
  • 2 distinctions – 14
  • 3 distinctions – Kendra Edwards, Kimberley Kersten, Zander Prinsloo, Kierryn Richards and Nicole Theron
  • 4 distinctions – Sarah Aikman, Philani Mpofu, Benjamin Newton and Jennifer O’Connor
  • 5 distinctions – Cailin Connel, Stefan Ecim, Nicholas Joannou, Rebecca MacCourt and Taylin Weirich
  • 6 distinctions – Natalie Duligal
  • 7 distinctions – Micaela Bebington, Kieran Payne, Natalie Styane
  • 8 distinctions – Declan Mahony, Nicola Parschau, Taryn Rodgers, Tarryn Te Brake and Jesse van der Merwe
  • 9 distinctions – Deena Martin.

Commendable achievement:

Taryn Rodgers

Outstanding achievement:

Declan Mahony

Top 1 per cent of candidates per subject:

Business studies:

  • Deena Martin
  • Kieran Payne
  • Natalie Styane
  • Philip Mpofu.

Computer applications technology:

Jesse van der Merwe

Geography:

Nicola Parschau

Life sciences and English:

Taryn Rodgers

Mathematical literacy:

Jason Mollink.

Deena Martin receives nine distinctions in the class of 2017 and earns a spot on the Independent Examinations Board Top 1 per cent for business studies. 

Jason Mollink earns a spot on the Independent Examinations Board Top 1 per cent for mathematical literacy.

Jesse van der Merwe receives eight distinctions in the class of 2017.

Natalie Styane receives seven distinctions in the class of 2017 and earns a spot on the Independent Examinations Board Top 1 per cent for business studies.

Taryn Te Brake receives eight distinctions in the class of 2017.

Declan Mahony receives eight distinctions and earns a spot on De La Salle Holy Cross College’s Outstanding Achievement List.

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