2012 MATRIC AWARDS
The WRDM in partnership with Gauteng West Department of Education had an august occasion at Letsatsing Combined School in Merafong. The purpose of the occasion was to thank all the 2012 matriculants that made the region proud. The occasion was graced by the WRDM’s speaker and mayoral committee members, principals of best performing schools and parents.
The learners were awarded trophies, certificates, cheques and laptops. MMC for Environmental Management Cllr O.Caldeira who was the acting Mayor for the day, emphasized that the ceremony was a moral boost and encouragement to young people in West Rand and that they must take education serious by doubling their efforts. According to Cllr Caldeira the municipality is very proud of those learners who did well in their examinations . Director of the Department of Education Dr Peter Skosana also added that indeed those leaners did performed very well and that he thank the District Mayor, Cllr Mpho Nawa for giving the department all the support they needed.
Manager in the office of the Executive Mayor, Max Maxeke concluded by thanking everyone with the support and mostly to the learners with the excellent work they did in putting West Rand on the map.
The cheques and laptops were officially presented at the WRDM’s 1st council meeting, where top five learners were awarded laptops and R10 000 each, the second top five were presented with R3000 cheques and the third top five were presented with R2000 cheques.
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