Grade 11 Scholar, Travis Bartosch, of Selborne College, had distinctions in Life Sciences, Physical Science, History, Life Orientation, and represented South Africa in Karate at the World Japan Karate Association (WJKA) World Championships in Holland, where he received medals. He also captained the U17 Bush Bucks soccer team. What has...
Patricia Rose has just retired as the Headmistress of Clarendon High School, and took the time to answer a few questions for the SSP Annual Report. SSP is “an excellent scholarship programme that teaches self-discipline, accountability and sound values; as well as a good work ethic - and empowers its...
SSP Scholar, Piletjie Mailula, who is in Grade 8 at Pretoria Boys’ High School, scored more than 80% for Life Orientation, Economic and Management Sciences, and French; and achieved 98% in Maths and 95% in Advanced Mathematics at the end of 2017. How has SSP affected his life? “I found out...
Athambile Masola “knows what poverty looks like” – the SSP Alum has taken her academic background as a Scholar and Teacher, and opened an all-girl, low-fee private school, Molo Mhlaba, in Khayelitsha, to focus on STEM skills and coding. Why tackle decolonisation at primary schools and focus on coding? “There is...
Grade 8 Scholar, Thando Zwane of St. Stithian’s Girls’ College, was the Dux Scholar in 2017. It was a surprise for Thando – “I wasn’t expecting that at all! It was amazing and I’m so grateful, I’m blessed.” Being Dux Scholar “has put me under a lot of pressure, but...
SSP Trustee Itumeleng Kgaboesele is the co-founder and CEO of Sphere Holdings, and holds board positions in a number of companies including Babcock Ntuthuko Engineering, BBD, Pandrol SA, Consol, Pearson South Africa and Old Mutual. Itumeleng got involved with SSP as a donor and a mentor in 2001 – “When...