President’s Award

The International Awards Programme that empowers the youth.

REQUIREMENTS FOR BRONZE LEVEL

Minimum time: 6 months
Community service: 24 hours over 3 months
Sports: 6 (or 3) months
Skill: 3 (or 6) months

HIKE

Duration: 2 days, 1 night
Distance: 24 km
Planned activities: 12 hours (6 hours per day)

Keep a journal with all activities.

 

medal-bronze


REQUIREMENTS FOR SILVER LEVEL

Minimum time: 6 months
Community service: 48 hours over 6 months
Sports: 6 months
Skill: 6 months

HIKE

Duration: 3 days, 2 night
Distance: 48 km
Planned activities: 21 hours (7 hours per day)

Keep a journal with all activities.

 

medal-silver


REQUIREMENTS FOR GOLD LEVEL

Minimum time: 12 months
Community service: 72 hours over 12 months
Sports: 12 months
Skill: 12 months
Residential project: 4 days, 3 nights

HIKE

Duration: 4 days, 3 night
Distance: 80 km
Planned activities: 32 hours (8 hours per day)

Keep a journal with all activities.

 

medal-gold


President's Award News

Plasies skud blik vir DBV

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FOTO: Hilda Cole (Letaba DBV), Ockert Schoeman, Johan van den Heever, Matthew van der Merwe, Tracey van den Dool (Letaba DBV), Antoinette Briedenhann (Letaba DBV) en Desiré de Jager. Op Saterdag, 28 April, het vier Presidentstoekenning-leerders van Hoërskool Merensky, ten bate van die Letaba Dierebeskermingsvereniging (DBV), blik geskud by die Lifestyle Winkelsentrum. Hierdie uitreik is deel van die groep se 24-uur gemeenskapsdiens wat bydra tot hul brons toekenning. Me. Tracey van der Dool, voorsitter van fondsinsameling by die Letaba DBV, sê die leerders was almal wonderlik en dat dit ‘n seën was om hulle te ontvang. Daar sal weer blikskud-aksies plaasvind op 30 Junie, 28 Julie, 25 Augustus, 29 September,…
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PA candidates set new record

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PHOTO: SILVER CERTIFICATES Front: Jenelle de Jonge, Lisa McGuire, Liza-Ri Snyman and Steph-Marie de Lange. Back: Gideon Engelbrecht, Juan-Jacques Moller, Wian de Klerk, Jason Mellet, Hugo Badenhorst, Kieran Albertus and Jan-Carel van Niekerk. The ever popular quest towards the gold President’s Award achievement was boosted with a record number of bronze and silver medalists at Merensky High School. At the end of 2017 eleven Plasies qualified for their silver certificates, while no less than twenty five bronze certificates were achieved. During assembly on Monday, 22 January, the proud recipients received their certificates. " order_by="sortorder" order_direction="ASC"…
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Final climb to Gold

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PHOTO: Back: Lisa MaGuire, Jenelle de Jonge, Anri McLean, Steph-Marie de Lange, Liza-Ri Snyman and Jason Mellet. Front: Jan-Carel van Niekerk, Luánn Botha and Kieran Albertus. Nine Plasies, who are currently busy with the gold level of the President’s Award at Merensky High School, completed their residential project from 27 November to 1 December last year at Tshega Christian Missions. The group focused mainly on the Lighthouse Academy, a school in Fobeni Village in the Bolubedo South area. The gold diggers painted an old container which will be used for the school’s sports equipment. Jason Mellet and Anri McLean, deputy head boy and girl at Merensky for 2017/18, also presented…
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