Prize Giving, Recognising Academic Excellence

GRADE 8

ONE CERTIFICATE

Silver Tie
Abdullah Abrahams, Matthew Adams, Connor Albrecht, Benjamin Badiali, Nikolas Balden, Mogamad Daiyaan Basedien, Warwick Beesley, Ashton Bisset, Maximillian Björkman, Matthew Bowes, Ben Bruning, Tristan Butters, Seth Christians, Michael Cresswell, Rory Cupido, Isa Deshmukh, Matthew Downes, Zuhayr Ebrahiem, Thaakir Emandien, Lulibo Fula, Salahuddien Gabier, Eesa Gamieldien, Luke Giliomee, Gabriel Hawkins, Thomas Hobden, Heath Horn, Nick Horn, Joel Jansen, Radhi Japie, Jack Johnston, Joshua Jones, Andrew Killick, Akshay Lalla, Taishier Lawrence, Connor le Roux, Gabriel le Roux, Euwyn Liberty, Montgomery Loggenberg, Zakariya Loonat, Alexander Lorenzen, Connor Louw, Mikhyle Mafakala, Eesa Majiet, Alexander Masters-Kay, Benjamin McGuigan, Habeeb Moosa, Matthew Myers, Keenan Pretorius, Yousuf Rasdien, Abdul-Aziz Rayners, Zack Rienderhoff, Samuel Robinson, Matthew Skea, Kayd Stamer, Steven Stander, Kyle Stephens, Samuel Taberner, Nicholas van Schalkwyk, Liam von Lillienfeld

Gold Tie
Eli Abreu, Imaad Badrodien, Luke Bremer, Jihaad Chilwan, Noah Harrison, Hamzah Loonat, Michael Morgan, David Morgenrood, Joshua Vincent

TWO CERTIFICATES
Stuart George (Subject prize for Life Orientation and gold tie), Ebinezer Karengera (Subject prize for History and gold tie), Kamva Noconjo (Subject prize for isiXhosa and silver tie)

MENDEL KAPLAN AWARDS
Third in Grade 8: Luca Conarroe (Subject prize for Technology and gold tie)
Second in Grade 8: Christian Kapp (Subject prizes for English, Afrikaans, Natural Sciences, Geography and History and gold tie)
First in Grade 8: Jared Benn (Subject prizes for Mathematics, Creative Arts, Economic Management Sciences, Natural Sciences and History and gold tie)

GRADE 9

ONE CERTIFICATE
Mandla Ntlanga (Subject prize for isiXhosa)

Silver Tie
Abdul Malik Adams, Jason Beckman, Joshua Camara Buswell, Kyle Carter, Thomas Charles, Linga Chigona, Connor Cloete-Van Schalkwyk, Ashraf Coleman, Liam Davids, Nadeem Davids, Taine Egberink, Daniel Erasmus, Jason Faure, Nicholas Fourie, Tristan Gerard, Matthew Grimbeek, Lesly Harmse, James Hart, Joshua Hayes, Kai Hendricks, Reece Hendricks, Naseem Jacobs, Rory Jeppe, Cameron Johns, Ross Johnson, Daniyal Kemp, Chanwoo Kim, Faizaan Laws, Declin Lesch, Mikail Maneveld, Mivuyo Mapukata, Luke Mathewson, Connor McClure, Ashton McCormick, Ryan Mitchell, Ryan Nell, Ryan O’Connor, Marco Palvie, Jared Peregrino, Caleb Pryce, Zaafir Rahil, James Robinson, Ben Rose, Thomas Rutherford, Anaas Salie, Imaad Salie, Thomas Salter, Muzzammil Samaai, Braden Sutton, Chris Ten Velden, Sam Tooley, Adam Trupp, Jack van Bergen, Anthony van Eyssen, Ashwin Varghese, Sjen Wiid

Gold Tie
Farhaan Brey, Jason Cooper, Fayyaaz Harnekar, Imraan Haron, Abdu-Dayyaan Hartley, Cullan Larkin, Zachary Porthen, Moegamat Azhar Salie, Ron Thomas, Rushen Talmakkies, Luke van Zyl

TWO CERTIFICATES
Cameron Boardman-Smith (Subject prize for Life Orientation and gold tie), Hashim Peters (Subject prize for Creative Arts and silver tie)

MENDEL KAPLAN AWARDS
Third in Grade 9: Thomas van Huyssteen (Subject prize for Life Orientation and gold tie)

Second in Grade 9: Daniel Weaver (Subject prizes for Mathematics, Economic Management Sciences, Natural Science, Geography and History and gold tie)

First in Grade 9: Tanweer Chiktay (Subject prizes for English, Afrikaans, Technology and Natural Science and gold tie)

GRADE 10

ONE CERTIFICATE
Josh Bearne (Subject distinction in EGD), Dean Cronje (Subject distinction in Geography), Thomas Jenvey (Subject distinction in Geography), Thomas Knox (Subject distinction in EGD), Aidan Leak (Subject distinction in History), Hyeonwoo Lee (Merit), Cameron MacDonald (Subject distinction in Geography), John-Bruce Noad (Merit), Matthew Raatz (Subject distinction in Life Sciences), Jack Robinson (Merit), Michael Uphill (Subject distinction in Geography), Ryan de Villiers (Merit)

TWO CERTIFICATES
Aiden Bailey (Subject distinction in Life Sciences; Merit), Jack Beetge (Subject distinctions in EGD and Geography), Danté Benting (Subject distinction in Afrikaans; Merit),
Ben Currie (Subject distinction in History; Merit), Max Elsworth (Subject distinctions in EGD and Geography), Jordan Heeger (Subject distinction in Mathematics; Merit), Ahmad Najjaar (Subject distinction in Economics; Merit), Muizz Khan (Subject distinction in Mathematics; Merit), Naeem Parker (Subject distinction in History; Merit),
Luke Rossouw (Subject distinction in EGD; Merit), Uzair Sarvan (Subject distinction in Information Technology; Merit), James Veysey (Subject distinction in Mathematics; Merit), Ethan Walton (Subject distinction in Information Technology; Merit)

THREE CERTIFICATES
Alexander Clarke (Subject distinctions in EGD and Information Technology; Merit), Connor Davids (Subject distinctions in Mathematics and EGD; Merit), Caleb de Klerk (Subject distinctions in Afrikaans and Life Sciences; Merit), Leo Flisberg (Subject distinctions in Mathematics and Visual Arts; Merit), Joe Hawthorne (Subject distinctions in English and History; Merit), Amir Jaffer (Subject distinctions in Mathematics and Life Sciences; Merit), Ross Jeppe (Subject distinctions in EGD and Information Technology; Merit), Christopher Kleynhans (Subject distinctions in History and Visual Arts; Merit), Christian Louw (Subject distinctions in Mathematics and EGD; Merit), Shaye Reilly (Davidowitz Prize for English; Subject distinction in English; Merit), Dian Vermeulen (Subject distinctions in EGD and Information Technology; Merit)

FOUR CERTIFICATES
Meekaa’eel Fataar (Subject Prize in Engineering Graphics and Design; Subject distinctions in EGD and Life Sciences; Merit), Joshua Jansen (Subject distinctions in English, Electronics and EGD; Merit), Josh Koff (Subject distinctions in Mathematics, Geography and Life Sciences; Merit), Luke Lourens (Subject Prize in Life Sciences; Subject distinctions in Mathematics and Life Sciences; Merit), Justin Sangster (Subject distinctions in English, Mathematics and Life Sciences; Merit)

FIVE CERTIFICATES
Shukri Abrahams (Subject distinctions in Mathematics, Accounting and Life Sciences; Merit; Colours), Adam Kieffer-Walker (Subject distinctions in Mathematics, Information Technology and Life Sciences; Merit; Colours), Matthew Leech (Subject distinctions in EGD, Geography and History; Merit; Colours), Caleb Voskuil (Subject Prize in Electronics; Subject Prize in Physical Sciences; Subject distinctions in Electronics and Physical Sciences; Merit)

SIX CERTIFICATES
Dylan Rudolph (Subject distinctions in Mathematics, EGD, Information Technology and Life Sciences; Merit; Colours)

SEVEN CERTIFICATES
Justin Chesterton (Subject Prize in Geography; Subject distinctions in Mathematics, Geography, Life Sciences and Physical Sciences; Merit; Colours), As’ad Salie (Subject Prize in History; Subject distinctions in English, Afrikaans, Mathematics and History; Merit; Colours)

EIGHT CERTIFICATES
Cole Abrahams (Subject Prize in AP Mathematics; Subject Prize in Physical Sciences; Subject distinctions in Afrikaans, Mathematics, AP Mathematics and Physical Sciences; Merit; Colours), Thomas Hugo (Subject Prize in AP English; Subject distinctions in English, AP English, Geography, History and Music; Merit; Colours), Ethan Faraday (Subject Prize in Information Technology; Subject distinctions in English, Mathematics, Information Technology, Life Sciences and Physical Sciences; Merit; Colours), Timothy Fortune (Subject Prize in Geography; Subject distinctions in Afrikaans, Mathematics, EGD, Geography and Life Sciences; Merit; Colours), Mika-eel Rylands (Subject Prize in Accounting; Subject distinctions in Mathematics, Accounting, EGD, Information Technology and Physical Sciences; Merit; Colours)

NINE CERTIFICATES
Julian Boulle (Subject Prize in Visual Arts; Subject distinctions in English, Mathematics, History, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Visual Arts; Merit; Colours)

TEN CERTIFICATES
Braganza Pretorius (Subject Prize in Afrikaans; Subject Prize in Economics; Subject distinctions in Afrikaans, Mathematics, Accounting, Economics, Information Technology and Physical Sciences; Merit; Colours)

EDWARD WISE AWARDS
Third in Grade 10: Hayden Engel (Subject Prize in Life Orientation; Subject distinctions in English, Afrikaans, Mathematics, Life Sciences, Music and Physical Sciences; Merit; Colours)

Second in Grade 10: Kieron Adams (Subject Prize in Life Orientation; Subject Prize in Life Sciences; Subject distinctions in English, Afrikaans, Mathematics, AP English, Accounting, Information Technology and Life Sciences; Merit; Colours)

First in Grade 10: Theo Cothill (Subject Prize in Mathematics; Subject distinctions in English, Afrikaans, Mathematics, AP Mathematics, History, Life Sciences and Physical Sciences; Merit; Blues)

GRADE 11

ONE CERTIFICATE
Adam Budge (Merit), Lezane Davis (Subject distinction in Afrikaans), Luke Heath (Merit), Phil Masango (Subject distinction in Afrikaans), Corbin Ras (Subject distinction in Afrikaans), Nicholas Swart (Subject distinction in Life Sciences), Michael Taylor (Subject distinction in Life Sciences), Michael van Schalkwyk (Merit)

TWO CERTIFICATES
Layton Abrahams (Subject Prize in Music; Merit), Ben Boulle (Subject distinction in Information Technology; Merit), Zachary Carstens (Subject distinction in Information Technology; Merit), Ikraam Daniels (Subject distinction in Afrikaans; Merit), Yas’aa Davids (Subject distinction in EGD; Merit), Noel Glintenkamp (Subject distinction in Life Sciences; Merit), Monty Hawkins (Subject distinction in Information Technology; Merit), Zayd Louw (Subject distinction in Afrikaans; Merit), Ethan Piper (Subject distinction in Life Sciences; Merit), Juan Sargeant (Subject distinction in Electronics and EGD), Romain Soula (Subject distinction in Life Sciences; Merit), Jake Trupp (Subject distinction in Information Technology; Merit), Joshua Thomas (Subject distinction in EGD; Merit)

THREE CERTIFICATES
Isa Ahmed (Subject distinction in EGD and Information Technology; Merit), Rameez Davids (Subject distinction in Afrikaans and EGD; Merit), Keanu Gelderblom (Subject distinction in Afrikaans and EGD; Merit), Joshua Johnston (Subject distinction in Life Sciences and Physical Sciences; Merit), Mu’aaz Kasker (Subject distinction in Afrikaans and Information Technology; Merit), Liam Makinson (Subject Prize in Life Sciences; Subject distinction in EGD and Life Sciences), Jed Mouton (Subject distinction in Afrikaans and Geography; Merit), Thulani Nqakala (Subject Prize in isiXhosa; Subject distinction in Information Technology; Merit), Jordan Sasman (Subject Prize in Engineering Graphics and Design; Subject distinction in EGD; Merit), Ethan Welby-Solomon (Subject distinction in Information Technology and Life Sciences; Merit)

FOUR CERTIFICATES
GT Bang (Subject distinction in Mathematics, EGD and Life Sciences; Merit), Thomas Burke (Subject Prize in History; Subject distinction in Afrikaans and History; Merit),
Christopher Cresswell (Subject distinction in Mathematics, Accounting and EGD; Merit), Daniel Denton (Subject distinction in Afrikaans, Information Technology and Life Sciences; Merit), Adrian Krantz (Subject distinction in Mathematics, EGD and Information Technology; Merit), Stephen Lang (Subject distinction in Mathematics, Accounting and Life Sciences; Merit)

FIVE CERTIFICATES
Orion Barker (Subject Prize in Geography; Subject distinction in Geography, Life Sciences and Physical Sciences; Merit), Michael Buckingham (Subject distinction in English, EGD and Information Technology; Merit; Colours), Uzair Gire (Subject distinction in Mathematics, EGD, Life Sciences and Physical Sciences; Merit), Aiden Harris (Subject distinction in Mathematics, Life Sciences and Physical Sciences: Merit; Colours)

SIX CERTIFICATES
Sebastian de Klerk (Subject distinction in Mathematics, Geography, Life Sciences and Physical Sciences; Merit; Colours), Isa Ebrahim (Subject distinction in Mathematics, EGD, Information Technology and Physical Sciences; Merit; Colours), Jared Jutzen (Subject distinction in Afrikaans, Electronics, EGD and Physical Sciences; Merit; Colours)

SEVEN CERTIFICATES
Uzayr Chilwan (Subject Prize in Physical Sciences; Subject distinction in Mathematics, Electronics, EGD and Physical Sciences; Merit; Colours), Jared Godfrey (Subject Prize in Accounting; Subject distinction in Afrikaans, Accounting, Information Technology and Life Sciences; Merit; Colours), Yusuf Kathrada (Subject Prize in Visual Arts; Subject distinction in English, Afrikaans, EGD and Visual Arts; Merit; Colours), Rushdi Magiet (Subject distinction in Afrikaans, Mathematics, EGD, Life Sciences and Physical Sciences; Merit; Colours), Theolan Marimuthu (Subject Prize in Life Sciences; Subject distinction in Mathematics, Information Technology, Life Sciences and Physical Sciences; Merit; Colours), Ayoub Rawoot (Subject distinction in Afrikaans, Electronics, EGD, Information Technology and Physical Sciences; Merit; Colours)

EIGHT CERTIFICATES
Furqan Booley (Subject distinction in English, Afrikaans, Mathematics, Electronics, EGD and Physical Sciences; Merit; Blues)

EDWARD WISE AWARDS
Third in Grade 11: Reyaaz Martin (Subject Prize in Afrikaans, Electronics and Life Sciences; Subject distinction in English, Afrikaans, Mathematics, Electronics, EGD, Life Sciences and Physical Sciences; Merit; Blues)

Second in Grade 11: Yash Ramklass (Subject Prize in English, AP English, Information Technology and Life Sciences; Subject distinction in English, Afrikaans, Mathematics, AP English, Economics, Information Technology, Life Sciences and Physical Sciences; Merit; Honours)

First in Grade 11: Tomas Cupido (Subject Prize in Life Orientation, Mathematics, Economics and Physical Sciences; Subject distinction in English, Afrikaans, Mathematics, AP English, Economics, Life Sciences and Physical Sciences; Merit; Honours)

GRADE 12

COLOURS AWARDS
Timothy Hoenson, Adam Barnard, Alex Boettger, Seth Dantu, Lee Gibbs, Rethabile Louw, Loot Majiet, Imad Marques, Kurt McDaniel, Izak McDowell, Phiwe Mentoor, Liam Mitchell, Jordan Pastor, Kian Petersen, Devon Pretorius, Imtiyaaz Samaai, Dillon Sibanda, Ryan Thompson, Joseph Tulloch, Altaaf Wentzel, Connor Wernich

BLUES AWARDS
Luke Altmann, Fayyaz Ebrahim, Campbell Egan-Fowler, Gabriel Flint, Wesley Grenfell, Jason Harrison, Luke Hubbard, Matthew James, Liam Manshon, Seth Meyer, Haaroun Mohamed, Phillip Mouton, Kyler Rienderhoff, Jack Rutherford, Ben Schäffer, Daniel Skea, Caleb Valerga, Caleb Vincent

HONOURS AWARDS
Mikaeel Bassadien, Josh Biddlecombe, Reece Brice, Mathew Brougham-Cook, Bradley Buchanan, Cullen de Villiers, Ra’eez Maidien, Thomas Faustmann, Matthew Harris, Daniel Harrison, Caleb Lawrence, Finn Massari, Stephen McCallum, Reece McMinn, Luke Meyer, Kavish Narshi, Wandile Notshe, Justin O’Connor, Daanyaal Pearce, Trentin Petersen, Kamvalethu Sabela, Yaseen Samodien, Malcolm Scarrott, Alex Stempels, Ben van Huyssteen

SPECIAL AWARDS AND BURSARIES

Bevan Prize for English Reading – Kieron Adams
English Reading Prize (Junior) – Cullan Larkin
Best Speaker Prize (Junior) – Cullan Larkin
English Writers’ Competition (Junior) – Tanweer Chiktay

Fanie Labuschagne Prize: Awarded for service to debating. – Ikraam Daniels, who has been a loyal member of the society since Grade 8. Over and above this, he has single-handedly recruited more debaters over the years and trained them accordingly, resulting in a much larger society of interested debaters.

Forbes Smith Trophy: Awarded to the winning House in the Inter-house Singing Competition – Littlewood

Smyly Trophy: Awarded to the boy or group of boys who produce the best project at the annual Wynberg Science Expo. Cole Abrahams and Maahier Sambo, whose aim was to find the best environment-friendly way to clean up oil spills in water with different salt concentrations and different ratios of oil to water. Mika-eel Rylands and Caleb Voskuil created Bio-plastic using various fruits and vegetables as the base ingredient. They then tested the tensile strength and the dissolution rate of each bioplastic.

Labia Prize: Awarded for an excellent history project. Thomas Burke. Thomas produced an outstanding project on the comparison between Donald Trump and Herbert Hoover in order to prove the argument that History repeats itself. The assignment warrants particular praise for the originality of its argument, in which the policies and personal characteristics of various USA presidents are evaluated thematically rather than simply chronologically.

Vincent Grainger Memorial Prize: Awarded for excellent performance in the SA Maths Olympiad. Daniel Weaver.

Donald Simons Award: Awarded to the Grade 10 pupil who has shown the most improvement over his academic performances in previous years. Julian Boulle – who has improved his aggregate by 5.2% and moved 17 positions in the grade to end up in 5th position at the end of Grade 10.

Stan Jones Prize: Awarded to the Grade 11 pupil who has shown the most improvement over his performances in previous years at school activities. Uzair Gire, who improved by 38 places from the end of Grade 10 to the end of Grade 11. He is now ranked 21st in the grade, having improved by 13.5% in total.

Alf Morris Award: Awarded to a Grade 11 pupil who is an all-rounder. Joshua Thomas. Josh’s dad and uncles attended Wynberg. He is involved in rugby and rugby refereeing. He was placed in the discus event at sports day and plays water polo. He works really hard on his academics.

Neville Blackbeard Trophy: for the Tutor Group with the best spirit. Mr Searle’s Tutor Group.

This group respond positively by stretching themselves and bringing a positive energy to school on most mornings. Both of the Glebe leaders for 2020 come from this tutor group. The tutor group is so popular, that the House Head needs to go and remove strays from time to time who just want to be part of the positive vibe created by this group.

Fine Family Bursary: Phil Masango. This boy has a wonderful bearing, works hard and is a natural leader.

Anthony Morris Prize: Awarded to the Grade 8 pupil who has shown the most loyalty to the school by his participation in school activities. David Morgenrood. This boy plays A team basketball, soccer and water polo, and B team Hockey. He is involved in service through serving on various committees – including being a grade 8 RCL rep, received an award for his role in the Inter-House plays, and is a top academic, coming 8th in the grade with an average of 83%.

David Levitt Memorial Trophy: Awarded to the Grade 10 pupil who was an inspiration to all his fellow students. Christopher Kleynhans. He is the Interact President for 2020, a member of the Social Cohesion Core Committee, the McNaughton Core Committee and the Service Core Committee. He is also the Head of the Blood Drive Peer Promoters. Chris also heads up the Soup Kitchen, which is hosted at Wynberg Girls’ High School. He fulfills the role of Student Manager for swimming and is also a member of the Swimming Team. He was responsible for directing the House Plays and Inter-House singing. Chris is the Head of First Aid and is himself a Level 3 First Aider.

The Neil and Cecil Jowell Achiever Award: Awarded for demonstrating Wynberg Values (to a boy who has demonstrated significant determination and perseverance; who expresses by his actions that he resonates with the school’s values). Adrian Giddey. A true Wynberg boy who holds to our value system and behaves accordingly. He aims high academically. On the sports field he is involved in basketball and hockey. He is always willing to help out during tutor period and has been a great buddy to his grade 8’s.

Supera Moras Awards
Silver: Luca Conarroe and Hamzah Loonat (both in grade 8 in 2019)
Gold: Dylan Rudolph (grade 10 in 2019)

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