Weston College News October16

Weston College News October16

Weston College congratulates their Endurance Riders
The SANESA KZN Endurance High School Level 4 Team was placed third at the SANESA race held recently at Leandra.

Avela Makaula in Gr 10 at Weston College

Avela Makaula in Gr 10 at Weston College

The KZN team had only 3 members, consisting of Carla Fisher & Paige Schutte, and Avela Makaula in Gr 10 at Weston College. The South African team competed against Namibia on the 8th October, with South Africa claiming 1st place. We are all so proud of our KZN Endurance riders.

Weston College enjoy success at Kokstad Endurance Ride
What a great way for Weston to end the Endurance season. Recently the Kokstad Endurance Ride saw the first and second position taken by Weston riders. In first position was Cameron Wright (Grade 10)on Renegade and behind him in second position was Thomas Dilks (Grade 10) on Heartbeat.
In the Young Rider category Weston boys took 1st, 2nd and 4th place. All 5 Weston riders had successful results. Well done boys, we look forward to the 2017 endurance year.

Weston receivves 10 Beefmaster Stud Heifers

Left to right Izak Hoffmeyer from Veeplaas; Dave Armitage from Beefmasters (Chairman of the KZN Beef masters) ‘ Head boy for 2017 – Luke Gillit ; Mr Douglas Robertson PHOTO BY: Mr R. W. Paterson (Agricultural Science Educator)

Left to right Izak Hoffmeyer from Veeplaas; Dave Armitage from Beefmasters (Chairman of the KZN Beef masters) ‘ Head boy for 2017 – Luke Gillit ; Mr Douglas Robertson PHOTO BY: Mr R. W. Paterson (Agricultural Science Educator)

The hand-over of 10 Beefmaster stud heifers to Weston Agricultural College took place today, 28th October 2016. These Heifers are a generous donation from the SA Beefmaster Breeders’ Association. This project was initiated by Veeplaas. Weston is grateful to Veeplaas and the Beefmasters’ Association for their contribution to our school. These additions to our school will greatly benefit and develop our learners.

 

We are waiting for Draught Horses from Peter Dommett which should arrive early 2017.

Weston College Prefects 2017weston-prefect-pics-2016-002-ed170-oct16
From the back row/standing left – right: Siyamthanda Nxumalo; Kateko Manaba; Linda Khanyile; Edward Cadle; Daniel Nowlan; Owen Brown.
Front row seated from left to right: Gareth Montile; Luke Gillitt (2017 Head boy); Mr D. Robertson (Principal) ; Wandile Nzimande (2017 Deputy prefect); Taine Louwrens