- A young woman recently headed online to celebrate passing matric in 2020 after failing her first attempt in 2019
- According to the inspirational post, she nearly gave up but her determination helped her achieve a bachelors pass after trying again
- Many people were truly moved by the post and congratulated her heartily in the comment section of the post
A young woman recently became a beacon of hope for the small percentage of matriculants that did not pass for 2020. Taking to Twitter, the young lady with the handle, @MimiiZwane shared how she had failed her first attempt at passing matric back in 2019.
In the heartbreaking post, she also explains how her failure nearly led to her giving up on herself but instead, she braced herself and tried again in 2020. This time she not only passed but did so with admission to bachelors.
"Failed matric in 2019 and felt like giving up but 2020 god came through❤️I’m so proud of myself #matric congratulations to the class of 2020," she wrote obviously overjoyed by the good news that she just received.
Meanwhile, locals were just as happy as she was. Many of them took some time to congratulate her and thank her for proving to other people in her position that there is always a light at the end of the tunnel.
Read their comments below:
"Where dd you go repeat...my sister is crying her eyes out...and I told her you are going back to grade12."
"Never give up! 'No one and nothing should stop you from realizing your dream.' Proud of you!"
"Reading this filled me with so much joy...congratulations."
In similar inspiring Briefly.co.za news, on Monday, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga announced the National Senior Certificate results for the class of 2020. She revealed the 2020 pass rate dropped by 5.1% from the previous year - a statistic many people believed to be a feat considering the difficult year pupils had to endure.
Coming out on top was the Free State, with an impressive pass rate of 85.1%. The province was followed by Gauteng (83.3%) and the Western Cape (79.9%). The Northern Cape came in last with a pass rate of 66%, Briefly.co.za learned.
South Africans applauded the Free State for taking the top spot and some of the memes were just hilarious. Social media user, @MpumiGqoks, commented: "Congratulations to everyone that passed. Awww Free State we see you."
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