WBPHS awards its best

Two schools in Walvis Bay recently held their annual prize-giving ceremonies.

19 November 2018 | Education

The following learners were awarded as the learner of the year in their respective grades at the Walvis Bay Private High School (WBPHS) annual prize-giving ceremony: Mia van Wyk (grade 8), Ané Schumacher (grade 9), Corné Engelbrecht (grade 10), Maurice Hinterholzer (grade 11) and Kyle Bouwer (grade 12).

Raine Young and Ethan Feris received the principal’s award. Ané Schumacher received the junior optima ludi award, Ruan Lotriet was awarded as the junior dux learner, while Angelique Smeda was awarded as the senior optima ludi.

The prefects of 2019 were also announced as the prize-giving, where John Faul was chosen as head boy and Michelle du Plessis as head girl. Deputy head boy and girl are Victor van der Watt and Sue-Melle Mans. 1The prefects are Daniël Allen, Athene Beukes, Johan Brand, Raquel dos Santos, Brand Davids, Anneli Janse van Rensburg, Thomas de Jager, Idelette Liebenberg, Albertus de Klerk, Pamela Meyer, Dylan Ingram, Amoré Engelbrecht, Maurice Hinterholzer, Lee-Anne Shozi, Sergio Marques, Anina van Rensburg and Emrandt van Aardt.

Senior sport man of the year is Victor van der Watt, while junior sport man of the year is Jurenzo Julius. Nicole Gruhn is the junior sport woman of the year, while Mianka Robberts and Charlize van Zyl are the senior sport women of the year.

Walvis Bay Primary School also hosted its annual prize-giving, awarding Ané Oberholzer as dux learner of the year. Luca Young and Kiérra Willemse received the principal’s award and Diané de Jager was awarded as the optima ludi.

Best learner of the year in the respective grades were Joeke Janse van Vuuren (grade 1), Zoë Beukes (garde 2), Kira Jacobie (grade 3), Tenniel Sowden (grade 4), Stefan Lotriet (grade 5), Anke Rudolph (grade 6) and Ané Oberholzer (grade 7).

Sportsman of the year is Ian Steyn and sportswoman of the year is Leigh-Marie Visser.

The 2019 prefects were also announced. Jaco van Schalkwyk was chosen as head boy and Anke Rudolph as head girl. The prefects are Lizandro Clara, Delia de Villiers, Phillip du Plessis, Cayla Fourie, Willem Lourens, Danica Greeff, Joshua Myburgh, Magdel Pienaar, Keanu Polster, Amy Quinn, Dylan Steenkamp, Waneka Venter, Hendrik Viljoen and Leigh-Marie Visser.

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