Hard work paid off for Solvista Secondary’s top performing pupil Mr Tristan Pather who enrolled at the University of KwaZulu-Natal to pursue a degree in Engineering.
His excellence in Chemistry, Maths and Physics is what motivated him to pursue a degree in Chemical Engineering. He says these were the subjects he was interested in and passionate about.
‘An engineer is essentially a problem solver and also capable of changing the world and I find this quite inspiring as a result I decided to pursue a career in Engineering,’ said Pather.
He considers both his parents his role models because they are hard workers, always motivated and inspired him. The diligent individual plans to excel in his studies and complete his PhD in Engineering.
‘I want to gain experience and to work internationally,’ said Pather.
He is dependable and describes himself as goal driven and always willing to help. He enjoys socialising with family and friends in his spare time and playing sports.
Words: Manqoba Hadebe