Magnificent Mikhail rakes in awards

Mikhail Singh displays his huge trophy haul PHOTO DEBBIE LANE

MIKHAIL Singh almost needed a trolley to transport his awards home after Felixton College’s senior prize giving ceremony last week.

His achievements?

Over 80% in mathematics, information technology, physical sciences, accounting, advanced programme maths, the Eliot Trophy for top achiever in computer studies and the Bayside Trophy as top achiever in physical science.

But there’s more!

Erin Wickham has been at Felixton College ‘all of her life’ as her mother has taught at the school since before Erin was born. Here she poses with her proud parents Robin and Teresa. Erin received the Eliot Trophy for Computer Studies (CAT), the Monique Nel Top Cultural Achiever Award and the Motzouris Cultural Trophy andc was also honoured for academic excellence

The young man was awarded the Krige Trophy a top achiever in the Maths Olympiad and the Howard Sugden Financial Services Trophy as top achiever in mathematics.

Add to that the Deloitte and Touche Trophy as top accountant, the Advanced Programme Mathematics book prize, the top achiever trophy for academic excellence and the Van Staden Trophy as top matriculant.

Erin Wickham earned the Paul Daffon award for loyalty, commitment and enthusiasm, Zolwazi Sosibo the Rotary Community Service award and Sanelise van der Spuy the Durban Girls’ College Good Fellowship award

And what a proud moment it was for the parents of Felixton College’s 2017 head prefects Tristan Fernandes and Tamsyn Fish.

They watched their children receive a host of awards.

Hasina Joosub (left) was awarded the Cooper Trophy for creative writing , top public speaker, top English achiever and academic excellence awards, while another top public speaker, Thandolwethu Ntshangase, was awarded the English Olympiad trophy and named top achiever in geography. She was also RBM’s top environmental scientist and received the RP Scott Trophy for outstanding academic achievement

Tamsyn received subject prizes for English, Afrikaans, dramatic arts and history.

Matthew Shepherd (left) took top honours in engineering, graphics and design, topical art and academic excellence, while William Owen was recognised for his excellence in life orientation, visual arts, overall academic excellence, art practical and dramatic arts practical

She also received the school’s Academic Excellence and Neves Leadership trophies.

Riccardo Polayya was awarded the Life Sciences Trophy and Academic Excellence, while Nombuyiselo Mdluli took home the PriceWaterhouseCoopers Trophy for Most Improved Accounting student, and was recognised for her Academic Excellence

Tristan, who shared the Rugby Player of the Year trophy with Damon Welsh, was honoured for academic excellence and awarded the Esprit de Corps Trophy.

(Left) Lino and Teresa Fernandes and Derek and Karen Fish (far right), parents of 2017 head prefects (centre) Tristan Fernandes and Tamsyn Fish PHOTO DEBBIE LANE



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