Top calibre students receive acknowledgment

Cape Town, 09 May 2017. False Bay TVET College acknowledges its top achievers at the annual Awards and Diploma Ceremony held at Muizenberg Civic Centre.

The annual occurrence brings together the proud parents, academic staff, sponsors and students to celebrate the success of the top performing students in each qualification programme offered at False Bay TVET College.  A total of 91 Certificates were presented across all programmes and through the generous sponsorship of Cape Book and College Suppliers, prizes were given to exit level students. 

 

CEO Award Mr Kruger Sharai and Ms MosesEach year, a special award is bestowed upon one top performing student, selected by the college CEO Principal, Mr Cassie Kruger. The award is presented to the student who displays the constant pursuit of academic and personal excellence, community engagement and peer support.  This year it was awarded to Ms Sharai Tayengwa, a Top Achiever for
NC (V) Finance, Economics and Accounting Level 4. Sharai throughout her study career has maintained a 93% aggregate, obtaining a 21/21 distinctions in all her subjects, over the 3 year programme. Nominated by her lecturer in 2015 as a Maths Group Leader, Sharai tutors her peers during her free-time. 
Hardworking and goal driven, Sharai is currently studying towards attaining a National Certificate in Financial Management at the False Bay TVET College, Fish Hoek Campus.

False Bay TVET College CEO Principal, Mr Cassie Kruger said in his opening statement reiterated the value of business / industry and college relationships, as in the instance of the World Skills Gold Medal winner, who is currently being trained by SAMBRA through one of our accredited members, CK Coachworks.  “Industry partnerships are fundamental to the overall development and quality of student who graduate and go forth to become productive, independent members of society.”

Special guest speaker Ms Shirley Zinn, Group Head of HR at Woolworths Holdings Limited. She has also more recently been awarded Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government for 2016 in the SME Sector by CEO Global and published her autobiography entitled “Swimming Upstream” which focuses on her personal and professional journey. Ms Zinn shared of her personal journey to success and reminded guests to remember and acknowledge the individuals who help you achieve your goals.

Representatives from the College Council and key industry partners including the Western Cape Regional Management, NSFAs, De Beers, Armscor, Brand Engineering SA and Empower Link SA shared in the celebration too.   

Keeping true to the spirit of a celebration, the False Bay TVET College student choirs entertained guests with their unique harmonies, inspiring merriment amongst guests.

Sponsors LogosFalse Bay TVET College would like to acknowledge the following key sponsors for their valuable contributions:

Cape Book and College Supplies
Feedem PITSENF
Edward Clemence Architects
ABSA