Hun­dreds grad­u­ate at EMC

Grocott's Mail - - GRADUATION CELEBRATION - By SUE MA­CLEN­NAN

Apres­ti­gious cer­e­mony at the Mon­u­ment’s Guy But­ler Theatre on Fri­day 8 Septem­ber cel­e­brated the grad­u­a­tion of 730 stu­dents from the East­cape Mid­lands TVET Col­lege in Gra­ham­stown.

The cer­e­mony saw 693 ex­itlevel stu­dents from the School of Busi­ness, Art and So­cial Sciences ob­tain­ing their Cer­tifi­cates, while 37 stu­dents from the same School re­ceived their Na­tional N Diplo­mas, all for the aca­demic years 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Mer­i­to­ri­ous awards handed over at the cer­e­mony in­cluded The Prin­ci­pal’s Award and the Na­tional Top Achiev­ers Award.

The Prin­ci­pal’s Award is usu­ally awarded to only one stu­dent of each School, who has ob­tained an av­er­age of 75% through­out their stud­ies and has been ex­em­plary by, abid­ing to the Col­lege’s Code of Con­duct.

This year, Gra­ham­stown con­ferred the Prin­ci­pal’s Award on two of its model stu­dents: Phum­lani Con­stance Seti and San­disiwe Libi.

Phum­lani Seti ob­tained an av­er­age of 82% over her pe­riod of study in the Na­tional Cer­tifi­cate Vo­ca­tional pro­gramme Tourism Level 4 in the School of Art & So­cial Sciences in 2016.

San­disiwe Libi ob­tained an av­er­age of 81% over her pe­riod of study in the pro­gramme for Hu­man Re­source Man­age­ment N6, Re­port 191 in the School of Busi­ness in 2016.

Na­tional Top Achiev­ers’ Awards are awarded to stu­dents placed in the top ten in the coun­try for ex­cel­lent sub­ject re­sults. For the years 2014, 2015 and 2016, EMC was able to award 10 stu­dents from their Gra­ham­stown Cam­pus. All 10 came from the School of Busi­ness & Art and So­cial Science.

EMC was proud to an­nounce a 5% im­prove­ment in cer­ti­fi­ca­tion from the year 2014 to 2016.

EMC Prin­ci­pal Carl van Heer­den, Coun­cil Chair Peliwe Lol­wana and Cam­pus Man­ager Nom­fusi Mu­gadza with Makana Mayor Nomhle Gaga.

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