The Tzaneen round of the national Tritech competition was held on Friday, 22 July.
A total of 104 projects competed for top honours in this science extravaganza. Participants from Merensky High School brought 39 projects to the party.
Marlu McLean, grade 11, with her project “Hand dryers, a bacterial breeding ground?” was announced as best project for the day.
No less than eight Plasies were awarded gold medals for their efforts, with twenty silver and five bronze medallists.
All these participants are on their way to the nationals to be held at Merensky on 16 and 17 September.
Valeriia Avdysh, Ryan Jackson, Anize Basson, Marlu McLean, Luann Botha, Anri McLean, Hugo Badenhorst, Megan-May van der Nest and Juanet Venter.
Front: Jenelle de Jonge, Riëtte Warmenhoven, Jamie Robertson, Aaliyah Modan, Aleena Mathew, Hlawuleka Malungana, Aaliyah Bham, Kesia Pohl and Precious Nkuna.
Middle: Nkateko Shikhati, Judi Fleischmann, Alwiné Fleischmann, Tahiyya Moosa, Stefan Prinsloo, Chris Bill, Heinke Lubbe and Dineo Shokane.
Back: Janco Theron, Jan-Carel van Niekerk, Lourencia van Dyk, Juan-Jacques Moller, Ulrich Koster, Doran Kleynhans and Kyle Jansen van Rensburg.
Michaela Stanley, Zainab Modan, Faaizah Shaikh, Stefan Corbett, Liza-Ri Snyman, Thinus Janse van Vuuren and Lisa MaGuire.