The 17-year-old, along with 11 other delegates, who form part of the South African Model United Nations, will be putting their debating skills to the test as they compete against other countries.
School principal, Miss Zama, welcomed the donation saying that many parents could not afford the much needed uniforms. “This is a really kind gesture from Gem Schoolwear and you can see the joy on the faces of the parents that are also present here at the handover today,” she said .
The NPO which is Suncoast’s main CSI beneficiary through funding identifies community projects in the area, on an ongoing basis, which can benefit from Suncoast’s Corporate Social Investment (CSI) programme throughout the year.
One of the main reasons for the engagement and meeting was to officially link all schools to the station whereby a direct link could be formed should assistance be swiftly required.
Alcock, a one-time shebeen owner, political activist, community champion, author, adventurer and now CEO of Minanawe Marketing, inspired the audience with anecdotes from how his unique upbringing in Msinga in the KZN Midlands, helped shape his entrepreneurial journey.
The handing over ceremony was held last Wednesday and pupils were treated to a sumptuous lunch meal.
Bayat also taught English at Lakehaven Secondary School and was later appointed head of department.
She was honoured at glittering function hosted by the Gayathri Peedam of South Africa at the Kraydeb Conference Centre on Saturday, January 28.
Wearing their blazers, each boy then shook the hand of the acting head master, Mr Alan Norton, as he welcomed them to the school.
The young and ambitious Pramjeeth was appointed as an ambassador for the schools in the area.
The pupils were then divided into groups and given a tour of the school. Then, it was on to a number of sporting trials and tests.