President’s Award

The International Awards Programme that empowers the youth.

President's award since 2013

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

Merensky PA members donate wheelchair

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PHOTO SOME OF THE MERENSKY LEARNERS WORKING TOWARDS THEIR GOLD STATUS HANDING OVER THE WHEELCHAIR TO MRS BRITS Lisa MaGuire, Jenelle de Jonge, Jan-Carel van Niekerk, Ms Lindy Brits, Kieran Albertus, Luann Botha and Liza-Ri Snyman. The President’s Award Association at Merensky High School is excited about donating their first wheelchair on Friday, 7 September. The wheelchair was received by Mrs Lindy Brits, a teacher at the school, on behalf of her mother, Mrs Karin Oosthuizen. Oosthuizen is suffering from avascular necrosis and needs to undergo hip replacement surgery. At the moment she is disabled, due to extreme pain and was therefore in urgent need of a wheelchair. The President’s…
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Goud stap Strandloper

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FOTO: Lisa MaGuire, Jan-Carel van Niekerk, Luann Botha, Steph-Marie de Lange, Jenelle de Jonge, Jason Mellet, Liza-Ri Snyman en Kieran Albertus. Agt leerders van Hoërskool Merensky het die afgelope skoolvakansie die laaste vereiste vir hul goue Presidentstoekennings voltooi. Vanaf 3 tot 20 Julie het Lisa MaGuire, Jan-Carel van Niekerk, Luann Botha, Steph-Marie de Lange, Jenelle de Jonge, Jason Mellet, Liza-Ri Snyman en Kieran Albertus die gewilde 4-dag Strandloper-wandelpad aan die Ooskus, tussen Keimouth en Gonubie, gaan stap. Dit was vir die groep ‘n belewenis om seelewe soos see-anemone, seesterre, seekatte, krewe en walvisse en dolfyne te sien. Op die strand tussen Haga-Haga en Beacon Valley het hulle selfs op die…
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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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