MEDIA INVITATION
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
23 JANUARY 2019
 
Mayor to Host Matric Excellence Awards
 
EThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede will host the 2019 Matric Excellence Awards Ceremony on Friday, 25 January 2019. The ceremony aims to honour and celebrate the achievements of schools and learners who flew the eThekwini flag high and received excellent matric results in 2018.
 
Approximately 57 schools will be honoured. Categories include Schools that received 100% pass rate, Schools that improved matric results by 30% and above, Top 10 matric learners in eThekwini District and Top 10 matric learners from disadvantaged schools. Incentives to be received by the deserving learners include bursaries and other essential education tools.
 
 
DETAILS OF THE CEREMONY ARE AS FOLLOWS:
 
Date: Friday, 25 January 2019
Venue: Durban ICC
Time: 10h00
RSVP: Vuyo Ndlovu on vuyo.ndlovu@duran.gov.za; 031 311 4838
 
PS: Preceding the Matric Awards Ceremony, Mayor Zandile Gumede together with MEC for Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Hon. Nomusa Dube, will embark on a vigorous Voter Registration Blitz. The meeting point for the blitz is Department of Public Works Office, Mayville at 06h00.
 
ENDS
Issued by the Mayor’s Parlour, for more information contact the Mayoral Spokesman, Mthunzi Gumede on 071 412 7701.
 
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