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

TPA continues to give

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PHOTO: Front: Lisa Maguire, Mrs. Karin Oosthuizen and Liza-Ri Snyman. Back: Jan-Carel van Niekerk, Luann Botha, Jenelle de Jonge, Kieran Albertus and Steph-Marie de Lange. After the donation of a wheelchair to Mrs Karin Oosthuzien on 7 September, the President’s Award learners of Merensky High School continued to collect funds for a major operation she must undergo. TPA learners sold cancer ribbons and collected another R1800 for the operation. Some days their won’t be a song in your heart. Sing anyway. The Plasies wishes you all the best.
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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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