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

Presidentstoekenners vereer

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FOTO: Agter: Dineo Matsheka (Programbestuurder van TPA Limpopo), Palesa Matuludi (Programbestuurder van TPA Limpopo), Rifqah Moosa, Jhillika Kesa en Yolandé Rautenbach (Merensky programleier). Voor: Mnr. Ishmeal Kgetjepe (LUR vir Onderwys in Limpopo), mnr. Nkagare Makhudu (Hoof van TPA Suid-Afrika) en mnr. Andrew Cook (Hoof van Mitchell House). Hoërskool Merensky se vyftigtal Presidentstoekenningskandidate het verteenwoordigers, Jhillika Kesa en Rifqah Moosa, afgevaardig om die provinsiale prysuitdeling by Mitchell House in Polokwane op Saterdag, 16 September, by te woon. Die eer het Jhillika te beurt geval om te getuig oor die positiewe impak wat hierdie program op haar hoërskoolloopbaan maak. Plasie-programleier, me. Yolandé Rautenbach, het ook by hierdie geleentheid ‘n sertifikaat van erkenning…
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More awards from the president

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PHOTO SILVER CERTIFICATES: Jhillika Kesa, Anri McLean, Jade Barnatt, Jordin Young and Cameron Buys. The following learners from Merensky High School received their certificates for the President’s Award as they recently completed all the requirements for the different levels. Bronze certificates were awarded to Crystal Kirstein and Meggan Cloete (grade 9). Anri McLean, Jhillika Kesa, Cameron Buys, Jade Barnatt and Jordin Young (grade 11) boast with silver certificates.
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No rest for Plasie hikers

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Twenty aspiring bronze and silver President’s Award programme participants from Merensky High School, undertook a hike in Magoebaskloof from 11 to 13 August. The group kicked off at Broederstroom hut and hiked almost 18 km to the Dokolewa Pools, where they spent their first night. On Saturday morning, the bronze participants hiked 8 km to finish their journey. The silver participants continued for another 15 km to their overnight facility at Seepsteen hut. On Sunday they completed their requirement for this adventurous journey after their final stretch of 16 km to De Hoek hut, via the Debegeni Falls. Late night story-telling around the campfire and swimming at the Dokolewa Pools…
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