Thabotona Primary School in Tseitsi Katlehong on Friday, 8 November, hosted awards ceremony to celebrate all the learners and staff that did exceptionally well in 2019.
The event was graced by Palesa Madisakwane, actress and tv presenter and motivational speaker, Themba Lukhele famously known as Skeem GP whom motivated the learners to stay in school and study hard and complete their studies.
The school principal, Moyo Khoarai said that this annually event has promoted academic excellency in the school and has been a driving fact to learners doing exceptionally well.
The awards cater for every individual in the school, learners, teachers and even caretakers.
“The awards are for motivating not only our learners but our staff too, we started this event in 2014 and since then the improvement has been tremendous,” said Khaorai.
There are different categories which are recognised on that day, learners get awarded for each subject and one learner gets the overall achievement award.
“we also have the teacher of the year award, where a teacher gets assessed throughout the year and voted for the award by other teacher. Aspects looked at is the teacher’s involvement and the influence the teacher has on other teachers,” he said.