After having the best pass rate, the news just gets better for people from the WC... 'we' also have South Africa's top matriculant
http://www.ewn.co.za/Story.aspx?Id=80208South Africa's top matriculant said it was a surprise to learn that he had performed so well.
Ashraf Moola from Rondebosch Boys High managed eight distinctions with 100 percent passes for mathematics, science and accounting.
The country's number one matriculant said it was not easy, but it was a rewarding year.
“It was hard work and lots of dedication. There are no short cuts to success. It took lots of hours and I was very lucky because I had many people who were supporting me,” he said.
The 18-year-old said he wants to study Actuarial Science at the University of Cape Town in 2012.
He added that the support of his family has been the secret to his success.
“My parents were really supportive whenever things were getting tough; they always gave me a little extra push. My brothers were also supportive.”