The Virginia Preparatory School physical education teacher said he was inspired by a learner and her dad, Amy and Gords Reid, who participate in a number of initiatives to raise funds for CHOC.
In 2017, a total of 161 081 distinctions were achieved nationally, an improvement of 1.8 per cent from 2016.
Nationally, the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) reported a 98.76 per cent matric pass rate for 2017 with 88 per cent of those who passed qualifying to start a Bachelor’s Degree.
Both principals have given five years of service to their respective schools.
The ‘entrance fee’ for the learners at the Durban North school who wanted to watch Darren and the young swim star go head to head, was a new toy for Toy Story.
The Northlands Primary School Grade 2 learner, and entrepreneur also has one of the most popular local slime accounts where she shows off her own products.
For many school children living in impoverished areas, child-headed homes, or orphanages, a coloured pencil and crayons are not always available.
The youngster will be swimming 1 500 metres in his school’s pool, which is 64 laps, to help support this year’s Game and East Coast Radio’s Toy Story campaign.
Andrew Sutton said being the first talent to be signed by Brad Klynsmith was a humbling experience.
Mackenzie who was competing in the junior women’s race, the first event of the day, won SA’s first medal of the games, although she was somewhat gifted the medal.
This year the La Lucia school will be be performing at the Hilton Arts Festival.