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

‘n Handvol goud vir Merensky

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Almal sal saamstem dat die unieke Presidentstoekenningsinisiatief by Hoërskool Merensky slegs vir vasbyters beskore is. Daarom is Plasieland trots op die vyftal deurdrukkers wie ook onlangs die gesogde goue status bereik het. Aangesien hierdie program deelnemers toelaat om tot op 25-jarige ouderdom te kwalifiseer, het Christelize Elbrecht, hoofmeisie van 2015, onlangs haar finale goue sertifikaat ontvang. Sy studeer tans Bed aan die Noord-Wes Universiteit met spesialisering in Ingenieursgrafika en –ontwerp en Wiskunde. Vier matrikulante voeg hul ook by hierdie prestige-groep. Valeriia Avdysh, Wanga Mboweni, Marlu McLean en Belinda Nzadi is Maandag, tydens saalopening by die skool, vereer. Dit bring Merensky se totale goue kandidate op 6 te staan. [supsystic-gallery id=79…
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President’s Award participants complete the final challenge for Gold

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PHOTO: Belinda Nzadi, Wanga Mboweni, Riëtte Warmenhoven, Valeriia Avdysh, Marlu McClean and Ryan Jackson. Six learners from Merensky High School, who are currently busy with the gold level of the President’s Award, completed their residential project from 27 April to 1 May at Tshega Christian Missions. They focused mainly on the Lighthouse Academy, a school in Fobeni village in the Bolubedo South area, as well as the people of the community. The Plasies have painted classrooms and notice boards and started a vegetable garden as part of the feeding scheme for the school’s learners. In the five days they also made educational resources from mostly recycled material. This all form…
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Plasies achieve bronze President’s Awards

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PHOTO: Front: Simran Brahmbhatt, Rifqah Moosa, Francois Smith, Heinke Lubbe and Luann Botha. Back: Reinhardt Erasmus, Pieter van der Merwe, Jason Mellet, Dillon de Lange and Stefan Corbett. Ten learners from Merensky High School recently received their bronze President’s Awards certificates. To be able to meet this, the participants did 24 hours of community service over a period of 3 months, participated in a sport and practiced a skill for 6 months. They also completed a 2 days, 1-night hike of 24km with 12 hours planned activities. They qualified for this prestigious award after the journals they kept were assessed.
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