Lo­cal school scoops mat­he­ma­ti­cs a­ward

Graaff-Reinet Advertiser - - Middelburg -

MID­DEL­BURG — Ho­ër­skool Mid­del­burg re­cent­ly re­cei­ved the South A­fri­can Mat­he­ma­ti­cs O­lym­pi­ad A­ward, spon­so­red by Li­ber­ty, for the top a­chie­ving quin­ti­le 4 school for 2017.

Ja­ni­co Sny­man, a Gra­de 12 le­ar­ner at MHS was the top a­chie­ver in t­his ca­te­go­ry. Ja­ni­co is a top a­ca­de­mic a­chie­ver and ex­cels in es­pe­ci­al­ly mat­he­ma­ti­cs. He is al­so en­rol­led in the IEB'S (In­ter­na­ti­o­nal E­du­ca­ti­on Bo­ard) Ad­mat­hs' pro­gram­me and is ran­ked se­cond in the coun­try with 95%. The top a­chie­ver obtai­ned 96%. T­his ga­la e­vent was hos­ted on Sep­tem­ber 23 at the Kry­stal Be­ach Ho­tel in Gor­don's Bay.

Ma­ri­aan St­an­nard, MHS prin­ci­pal, at­ten­ded the ce­re­mo­ny and was pre­sen­ted with the a­ward by Dr Va­sut­ha­van Go­ven­der, Pre­si­dent of the As­so­ci­a­ti­on for Mat­he­ma­ti­cal E­du­ca­ti­on in South A­fri­ca.

Li­zan­ne van der Mer­we, mat­he­ma­ti­cs e­du­ca­tor at MHS, at­ten­ded the pro­vin­ci­al pri­ze gi­ving ce­re­mo­ny on Sep­tem­ber 28 in Port E­li­za­beth. She accep­ted the a­ward on be­half of Ja­ni­co who had to at­tend his ma­tric fa­re­well.

Ja­ni­co is plan­ning to con­ti­nue his stu­dies in En­gi­neer­ing at NWU in 2018.

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