UKZN recently sponsored trophies to academically outstanding learners from two high schools during their junior prize-giving ceremonies.
One of the recipients, Mr Rashae Govender from Durban High School, received the UKZN Outstanding Achievement Award for Mathematics and Physical Sciences in Grade 11.
Top achieving Maths and Physical Science learner at Danville Park Girls’ High School, Ms Sanjana Rupnarain, received a trophy for Top Combined Maths and Physical Science learner in Grade 11.
While in conversation with the School’s PR representative, Mrs Joanne Grey, Rupnarain was elated at receiving the award and all her hard work proved to pay off.
Asked about her future career aspirations, Rupnarain said she is considering Astrophysics, Biological Engineering or Veterinarian Science.
‘I am exceptionally passionate about Physics and Maths, but my love for animals may sway me to study Veterinarian Science,’ says Rupnarain.
Words: Zolile Duma