MVSS LEARNERS TO REPRESENT AT THE WORLD DEBATING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018
The Hirsch’s Homestore branch in Ballito recently sponsored a Haier washing machine to Mount View Secondary School in Verulam to assist with raising funds for two of their debating students who will be representing South Africa at the Schools World Debating Championship in Europe. Mountview Secondary School is a public school in Verulam, Kwa-Zulu Natal. Despite the many challenges that they face, the School’s Debating team has excelled over the years participating and excelling at local, provincial and National level. The Schools debating team emerged as the overall winners representing KwaZulu-Natal,at the Nelson Mandela Debating Challenge 2018. The first #NelsonMandelaDebatingChallenge Champions in history was held from the 3rd-9th of April 2018 in Sandton .
Robert Mathenjwa ( Grade 10) has officially been selected to represent South Africa at the World School’s Debating Competition in Croatia. This is a phenomenal achievement, he is part of the top 5 debaters in the country. He will represent South Africa at the World School’s debating competition in Croatia from the 17th -27th of July 2018.Robert was selected to represent SA in Thailand at the Asian Schools World Debating Championship in 2017 and went to the finals against India.
Siyabonga Mtshali(Grade 12) has been selected as part of the SA A Team and will represent SA at the Heart of Europe 2018 in Czech Republic from the 17th -27th of July 2018.
Unam Mjoli ,Robert, Mathenjwa ,Abigail Parbanath Thea J Earnest ,Tahlia Roopan, Brian Chiya,Esethu Sokhulu,Caleb Harinarain, Shahina Singh and Hlengiwe Shange and Zahira Salod have been selected for the International English Odyssey in Lucknow,India.(August 2018)
The Hirsch family who are passionate about empowering the youth donated the washing machine which will be raffled to raise funds, if you would also like to contribute towards the development of these future leaders, contact their Debates Covener Mrs M Pillay firstname.lastname@example.org or the school on 032 533 2887