Plasies teachers reap rewards

Mrss Magriet van der Merwe and Sunet van Gass.

Mrss Magriet van der Merwe and Sunet van Gass.

Mopani District Municipality held an Educator’s awards ceremony on 7 July at the Tzaneen Disaster Centre.

This event was attended by the Mayor of Tzaneen, Ms Maripe Mangena, the District Senior Manager, Dr Livhuwani Mafenya and other delegates from the Greater Tzaneen Municipality and the Limpopo Department of Basic Education in acknowledgement of grade 12 teachers that have achieved commendable results in the National Senior Certificate examination in 2016.

Five of the ten awards went to Merensky High School teachers, who each received a HP laptop at the event. Mrs Ada Venter received the award for best teacher in Physical Science, Mrs Magriet van der Merwe for best teacher in Business Studies and Mrs Sunet van Gass and Wendy Dreyer for best teachers in Mathematical Literacy. The Teacher’s Awards were based on subjects with the highest pass rate in a subject.

Michelle Stevens, who wrote her matric at Merensky in 2016 received an award for the 3rd best learner in the Mopani District, based on her overall raw score.