Mrs D Ramnarain, the senior deputy principal, with the matriculants of Palmview Secondary School.
After a year of sacrificing sleep, social media and television, Palmview Secondary matriculants finally reaped the rewards.
Eighteen-year-old Andre Pillay was announced as the top pupil of the school after scooping nine distinctions, last Friday.
Andre, who holds an average of 91 percent, obtained distinctions in Mathematics, English, Afrikaans, Life Orientation, Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, Information Technology, History and Religion Studies.
Kerisha Moonsamy scored seven distinctions in Mathematics, Afrikaans, English, Life Orientation, Physical Sciences, Life Sciences and Accounting.
Diyanka Murugan achieved six As in English, Afrikaans, Life Orientation, Accounting, History and Religion Studies.
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Mishka Ramraj who is passionate about law accounted for five distinctions in English, Afrikaans, Life Orientation, History and Life Science.
Snethemba Purity Mfeka who holds three distinctions in History, IsiZulu and Religion Studies encouraged those who did not make to soldier on.
Mrs D Ramnarain, senior deputy principal of the school, expressed her exhilaration for the class of 2018.
Palmview Secondary School had a pass rate of 96,12 percent.
Ramnarain went on to encourage matriculants who did not make it. “Failure is a stepping stone to success,” he said.
“We at Palmview Secondary are pleased with our pupils. I would like to thank Mr B Deepnarain, who worked hard to ensure that the matric pupils do their best, and the school’s staff for sacrificing holidays and weekends for the future of our matrics,” Ramnarain said.