Celebrating numerous President's Awards - St Andrew's College

Celebrating numerous President’s Awards

Successful Football Tournaments
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Successful Football Tournaments
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Celebrating the music from our Family of Schools
September 1, 2023

Celebrating numerous President’s Awards

The President’s Award (affiliated to the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Programme)

Bronze

The requirements for the bronze award programme are to participate in a sport, complete an adventurous journey, learn and improve in a new skill and complete 24 hours of community service. All these categories need to be completed over a minimum period of three months.

The following boys have completed the bronze standard of the President’s Award:

  • Phoka Bakoro
  • Alastair de Kock
  • James Jarvis
  • Jaryd Mattison
  • Delfin Segura

Silver

The requirements for the silver award programme are the similar to the bronze level, except that they need to be completed over a minimum period of 6 months, participate in a longer adventure and complete 48 hours of community service.

The following boys have completed the silver standard of the President’s Award:

  • Mumbi Kayula
  • Timothy Mwesigwa
  • Robert Shaw

Gold

  • Elijah Sejjaaka has achieved the Gold Standard of the President’s Award. He has completed 77 hours of community service and some of the service projects that he was involved with included organising a variety of house projects where the boys helped in local communities within Makhanda; live streaming at sports matches with the marketing department and he is a library monitor and served in the school library.
  • Elijah’s participation in the Football club qualified as his sport component and debating was his skill requirement for the award programme.                                   The John Jones Fish River Journey qualified as the adventure and the residential project for the award. Well done, Elijah!
  • Sauvan Sewsunker has achieved the Gold Standard of the President’s Award. The John Jones Fish River Journey qualified as the adventure and the residential project for the award.
  • Sauvan has completed 72 hours of community service and some of these hours were attained from helping at various local schools and communities in Makhanda through first-aid; sanding and painting buildings, food drives and helping children develop their literacy skills.
  • Sauvan’s participation in the Hockey club qualified as his sport component and the skill component that he achieved is playing the violin, and he is a dedicated and talented musician, achieving Trinity Grade 7 level for the Violin.
  • Well done, Sauvan!
  • Aiden Wood has achieved the Gold Standard of the President’s Award. The John Jones Fish River Journey qualified as the adventure and the residential project for the award.
  • Aiden’s skill that he attained was debating, and he was selected to represent the school at provincial level. His participation in the Rowing club was his sport component and he has been an active member of the Rowing club since Grade 8.
  • Aiden has completed an impressive 215 hours of community service, where the minimum requirement for the Gold award is 72 hours. His hours were accumulated from the school’s community engagement projects, namely volunteering at Home of Joy, academic extension and helping students from a variety of schools within Makhanda, helping in the school library and a first aider at various sports matches.
  • Well done, Aiden!