The grade six pupil received a trophy, certificate and cash prize for his sterling efforts.
The programme for the day included songs, dances, speeches, poetry recitals and drama.
Every child was allocated to a group (mixed grades) with a teacher to facilitate the PCP sessions which are held during the first lesson of every Monday.
During the successful initiative, the youngsters pledged to ‘say no to drugs’ and emphasised the dangers of drug usage and abuse.
The event, held at the Parlock-based school, was well attended by teachers who are part of the KwaZulu-Natal Association for Learners with Intellectual Impairment.
Simphiwe Gumede from Kenville Primary School was awarded first prize in the grade six prepared and impromptu speech category.
Fresh buds bloom, animals awaken and the earth seems to come to life again. Farmers and gardeners plant their seeds and temperatures slowly rise.
Mariam and her team also won a tablet PC and speakers for their stellar performance and hard work.
She now progresses to the next round and is excited to once again make her school proud.
The nine parents, who serve on the SGB, have been working tirelessly since their term of office began in May this year.
Of the 4000 applicants from the country, Tanya was one of the 30 successful candidates who was awarded the Allan Gray Scholarship.