Regardless of the power outage on Thursday, 26 November 2015, the Maranatha learners shone bright at the school’s prizegiving.
Our top achievers from Grades 1 to 7: Jodie van der Merwe, Aarzav Jain, Abigail Klopper, Hannah Hallis, Tiisetso Barnardo, Christopher Zimbizi, Christopher Ries. Christopher Ries was the school’s Dux Learner with an average of 87.7%. The Maranatha media monitors for 2016 are Tiisetso Barnardo, Sabrina Pathan, Ntombizethu Phonela and Sintiche Schwab. Our school prefects for 2016 are Noluthando Gama, Myles Hallis, Siphiwe Nkambule, Bafana Ntuli, Tiyandza Shongwe, Christopher Zimbizi. At Maranatha we do not only recognise academic achievement but also good character. The Les and Dee Ayliff Award for good fellowship was awarded to Rummanah Cajee. Vishwakarma Khyati received the Mathee Art Trophy, and our creative writing awards were awarded to Eliana Singh and Christopher Ries. Noluthando Gama received the public speaking award.
Last year Maranatha took part in interschool athletics, netball, soccer and the KFC Mini Cricket (which we hosted). With many up and coming bright sports talents, our Victor Ludorum for best male athlete was awarded to Fred Ndakit. The Victrix Ludorum for best female athlete was awarded to Tiyandza Shongwe. The Botes Sports Trophy, for the single best sporting achievement was awarded to Awethu Vilakazi. The Curle sporting Personality Trophy went to Mardav Jain. Our learners have proved themselves worthy of praise last year and on behalf of Maranatha School we wish to congratulate each and every learner on their 2015 performance. Until then we will grow.