Wil­low­mo­re OWLAG le­ar­ner ap­pears on na­ti­o­nal te­le­vi­si­on

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WIL­LOW­MO­RE — Lee-ro­ni­que Han­nies (14) re­cent­ly ap­pea­red on va­ri­ous news bro­ad­cas­ts to talk a­bout U­ni­ver­sal Child­ren’s Day.

Lee-ro­ni­que, a Mo­del U­ni­ted Na­ti­ons par­ti­ci­pant, en­te­red a UNICEF wri­ting com­pe­ti­ti­on cen­tred on child­ren’s rig­hts in South A­fri­ca and the is­su­es they fa­ce. Lee-ro­ni­que pla­ced se­cond o­ver­all in the com­pe­ti­ti­on.

As a re­sult, Lee-ro­ni­que was con­tacted by the South A­fri­can In­s­ti­tu­te of In­ter­na­ti­o­nal Af­fairs to in­form her that she had been cho­sen by UNICEF to be their lo­cal spo­kes­per­son on U­ni­ver­sal Child­ren’s Day.

Part and par­cel of this op­por­tu­ni­ty was the chan­ce to ap­pear on na­ti­o­nal te­le­vi­si­on. Lee-ro­ni­que was in­vi­ted for an in­ter­view on ETV Sun­ri­se as well as SABC Mor­ning Li­ve with Le­an­ne Ma­nas.

In both in­ter­views, Lee-ro­ni­que shared her views on child­ren’s rig­hts and the st­rug­gles they fa­ce in South A­fri­ca dai­ly. She des­cri­bed this as an in­cre­di­ble ex­pe­rien­ce which she is ho­nou­red to ha­ve been cho­sen to re­pre­sent so ma­ny child­ren at just 13-y­e­ars-old.

She is ex­ci­ted to ha­ve been a­ble to b­ring a­wa­re­ness to U­ni­ver­sal Child­ren’s Day and ad­mits that alt­hough she was ner­vous, she ma­na­ged to per­form well no­ne the less.

Lee-ro­ni­ques pa­rents, fa­mi­ly, friend, as well as the com­mu­ni­ty of Wil­low­mo­re as a w­ho­le, are all in­cre­di­bly proud of the po­si­ti­ve im­pact she is ma­king and the young la­dy she is be­co­ming. Wil­low­mo­re’s Lee-ro­ni­que Han­nies (14) re­cent­ly ap­pea­red on va­ri­ous news bro­ad­cas­ts to talk a­bout U­ni­ver­sal Child­ren’s Day.

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