Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga officially released the 2018 national senior certificate results on 3 January, 2019.
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As is always the case, a number of matriculants emerged a touch above the rest with their excellent performances. Briefly.co.za highlights seven of them.
1. Moein Elzubeir
Moein matriculated from Parktown Boys High School in Johannesburg and achieved an astonishing 10 distinctions.
According to IOL, he plans to pursue a computer engineering degree at an overseas university.
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3. Bongumenzi Ndlovu
Bongumenzi, from Zama High School in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, was named among the country's top achievers in 2018's matric.
His achievement is even more remarkable because he struggled with an eyesight problem throughout his studies.
He's set to study medicine at the University of Cape Town, IOL reports.
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3. Asanda Mathaba
Asanda made breezed through his matric exam, bagging an impressive seven distinctions in the process.
4. Vutomi Conscious Khoza
Mpumalanga-based Vutomi achieved seven distinctions in his matric and emerged as one of his province's top 10 matriculants.
5. Faith Singie Manganye
With her five distinctions, Faith has already secured a place at Wits University to pursue a medical degree.
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6. Avukile Nkayi
Avukile Nkayi, from Eastern Cape's Nyanga High School, was named a National Top Achiever. He also bagged Position 2 of All Quintile 3 Schools in South Africa.
The brilliant learner is set to join University of Cape Town to study medicine.
7. Jarrod Staples
Jarrod, from Westville Boys' High School in KwaZulu-Natal, took third position in Quintile 5 schools nationally.
Congratulations to these and many more brilliant matriculants!
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