English excellence

Caro Botha.

Parel Vallei High School Grade 12 Afrikaans pupil, Caro Botha has achieved a top-15 position in the 2019 De Beers English Olympiad.The competition attracted 5 700 national entries this year. As part of Caro’s prize, she is invited to attend the 2019 National Schools Festival in Grahamstown from Tuesday June 25 to Sunday June 30, courtesy of the De Beers English Olympiad. This festival entails a five-day programme of activities and workshops that celebrates the arts. The ranking order of the top-15 pupils will be announced at the English Olympiad prize-giving ceremony, on Saturday June 29. The top three pupils will each receive a cash prize of between R27 000 and R33 000, and those ranked fourth to fifteenth will also be rewarded with a cash prize and book vouchers.