Halala: Top matric pupil who lost dad dreams of becoming a doctor

Halala: Top matric pupil who lost dad dreams of becoming a doctor

- Tshilidza Manwadu was among a number of students invited to the 2019 top achievers' breakfast with Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga

- Manduwa, who attended the Mbilwi Secondary School in Limpopo, opened up about her support structure last year and how her dad's death motivated her

- The top matric now dreams of becoming a medical doctor, specialising in neurology

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Tshilidza Manwadu was one of the 2019 matrics who were invited to spend the morning with Minister Angie Motshekga.

Manwadu spoke to TimesLIVE journalist Iavan Pijoos at the breakfast and she opened up about the struggles, her support structure and how her dad's passing in 2017 motivated her to work harder.

According to the publication, Manwadu always performed well in school but she decided to work even harder to to achieve her dreams.

In a video posted on the journo's Twitter page, the top matriculant said she now hopes to become a medical doctor who specialises in neurology.

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Manwadu credited her older sister, who is studying at the University of Cape Town, for motivating her in 2019,

The proud sister took to Twitter to congratulate Manwadu on her academic achievements, Briefly.co.za gathered.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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