The brightest young minds of the Western Cape gathered late on Monday afternoon for the annual matric results.
The province's achieved a pass rate of 79.9%.
The province declined by 2.4% for the 2020 school year.
Daniel Gouws from Hermanus was named the top achiever for mathematics in the country, a subject
he is passionate about: "I studied quite often and long hours.
I had a good teacher, I took part in quite a number of Olympiads which I feel helps you to develop the skil ls that are required to understand and do the problems that appear in the national exams as well." Ayabukwa Nombela from a High School in Mfuleni was second in the country for Quintile 3 schools: "Due to covid 19 we had to stay at home which affected our academics very badly but I had to focus on my studies while at home during the lockdown and work hard.
I made sure that each and every day I kept a positive mindset and study every day." The special
Ministerial Award went to 20-year old Sonja Jonkers.
"I just wanted to pass and make a success of my life.
and I wanted to make my parents and all my teachers proud.
I'm so glad.
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