Joshua Benadie was recently awarded the Grace College 2019 Dux Award at the Valediction Ceremony along with a host of additional subject trophies. Joshua was also rewarded the Gold Leaf Award for his excellent academic results.
Grace College was honoured to have Natalie Esteves, the captain of the U21 Junior World Cup team that went to Chile in 2016, as the guest speaker at its 2019 Sports Awards Ceremony. Natalie challenged pupils to cultivate good habits and work hard towards achieving their personal goals. Natalie spoke of her achievements and the strength, focus and determination it has taken her to achieve what she has done in her hockey career.
Pictured: Natalie Esteves presenting the Most Improved Soccer Trophy to Yandisa Matthews with headmaster Vincent Luksich.
Last week a group of Grace College Pupils celebrated Happiness Day by spreading joy to early morning commuters. The students handed out free packets of chips to people catching the taxis and busses nearby the Grace College Sports Gate.
Pictured: Grace College Pupils Jenna Goddard and Asanda Ngobese hand out chips to early morning commuters for Happiness Day.
Grace College recently held its Annual Talent Show. Pupils enthusiastically took to the stage showcasing their individual talents. Congratulations to all the students who contributed to the evening’s success. The Talent show was won by Cole Baker, who performed a beautiful rendition of the Queen Hit, ‘Love of my Life’.
Pictured: Cole Baker during his performance at the Grace College Talent Show
On 21 January 2019, Pieter du Preez, the first quadriplegic to complete a full Ironman, visited Grace College to address the students. Pieter spoke about the challenges and obstacles he met after becoming a quadriplegic, as a result of a cycling accident, and the journey he faced on the way to his Ironman triumph.
Through his story, students were inspired and encouraged to stay strong in their faith and to believe nothing is impossible. Embracing hard work, faith and dedication, they can achieve their goals, however big or small they may be.
Grace College is excited to welcome its new staff members for 2019. We have two new teachers joining us in the English Department, Ann Kruger and Cassandra Tregoning. Ricard Mouton joins us in the Junior Maths and EGD Department.
Our campus and maintenance have been placed in the capable hands of Bradley Erasmus, and Kevin Christie, a past pupil, has joined us in the Marketing Department.