Mrs. Charlotte Ramonnye (subject advisor ZFM) with the winner from our town Postmasburg Precious Janelle Nero.
The Bee Spelling Competition, which kicked off on 11 August 2016 in Postmasburg as an initiative of mrs. Charlotte Ramonnye (EMS Subject Advisor ZFM), ended on a high note for ZF Mcgawu district, as the winner of the competition comes from ZFM - Postmasburg.
The initial stages of the competition in the district involved more than 250 learners from 19 different schools. The Provincial Competition took place in Upington on 31 October 2016 and the venue was at Simbruner Primary School who hosted the Provincial Spelling Bee Competition. BASA (Banking Association of South Africa) and Anglo American Kolomela Mines were among the sponsors.
It was a spelling competition, for learners from grade 7 – 9, and was aimed at Economic and Management Science (EMS) to help the learners with spelling in this subject. The Provincial Competition included 51 competitors from 19 schools.
The first three winners are: 1. Precious Janelle Nero (gr. 9) from Ratang Thuto High School Postmasburg ZF Mcgawu district. 2 . Orapeleng Hans (gr. 8) from Holihlahla High School Warrenton Frances Baard District. 3. Phemelo Lekgoba (gr. 9) Baiteredi High School Kuruman John Taolo District.
Out of the Top Ten competitors seven received bronze medals. Trophies and other prizes were given to the first three winners
Looking back, mrs. Ramonnye said it that it was a fruitful and satisfying project which meant a lot to learners in EMS and gave them exposure in the spelling field which can give them more confidence if future.