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Celebrating local students

Petra strives to make a real contribution to the people of its surrounding communities through various initiatives including its partnership with the Department of Education

Cullinan celebrates its talented local students

The Cullinan mine in South Africa celebrated the accomplishments of its top student achievers at the 2020 Matric Awards Gauteng North District, which was held on 30 January 2020 at the Sinanhlanhla Primary School, Bronkhorspruit.

Cullinan strives to make a real contribution to the people of its surrounding communities through various initiatives, including its long-standing partnership with the Department of Education.  Apart from investing in scholarships and bursaries, Cullinan also donated five laptops and forty five textbook vouchers to enable and assist the top achievers of the 2020 Matric Awards Gauteng North District in their further studies.

Cullinan was very proud to see two of its scholarship students from the Chipa Tabane School walking away with top honours.

Chikonde Maisela received the award as Dux Scholar for the Gauteng North District 2019 with an overall percentage of 90.4% and seven distinctions.  Chikonde also received awards in the following categories:

  • Top Learner Achiever in English FAL 87%
  • Top Learner Achiever in Priority Content Subjects Physical Sciences 97%
  • Top Learner Achiever in Priority Content Subjects Life Sciences 95%
  • Top Learner Achiever in Content Subjects Geography 90%
  • Top Learner Achiever in Priority Schools

Aretta Mmakola also finished top in the class of 2019 with seven distinctions.  She received the following award:

  • Top Learner Achiever in Sepedi HL 87%