Treverton Matric Prize Giving
Treverton College recently held their annual matric prize giving. With a few exceptions, most of the recipients were Grade 12 learners.
The 2014 DUX student was Anja Kanzler, who since her Grade 8 year has been the top academic student in her grade. In addition to the coveted Monty Campbell prize for the DUX student, she also won the five of the subject prizes. These were for Afrikaans, AP Maths, Physical Science, History and Accounting. Second in Grade 12 was Sam Shawe, who was awarded the prizes for English, Life Science, Senior Public Speaking, and second in Grade 12.
College Headboy Don Paterson’s prizes reflected his versatility. He won three subject prizes for Business Studies, Geography, and Life Orientation. He was awarded the Nolan Family Prize for all-round excellence, and the Alan Staples prize for Headboy. He gave an excellent speech recalling the- the message he had received from his matric mentor when he was in Grade 8, inspiring him to take every opportunity, be passionate about all he did and strive to do the best that he could throughout his years at Treverton.
The only prizes awarded on the student vote are the prizes for Good Fellowship. Don received the Good Fellowship for boys and his counterpart, the headgirl Maritia Louw won the prize for girls. Maritia also won the prize for the Matric who has shown exceptional leadership & genuine empathy towards juniors and the prize for Headgirl.
Matrics who won top sports prizes were Tristan Pickering for Cricketer of the year and Devon O’Brien was the Sportsman of the Year.