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Speech Day and Prize Giving 2017

ACADEMIC PRIZES

THIS IS FOR A BOY WHO HAS ACHIEVED  Academic Merit (80% and above)

In Grade 4C
 
Academic Merit Franco Bocking

 

Academic Merit Suvan Mohan

 

Academic Merit Christopher Gilson

 

Second in Class with Academic Merit Nathan Dickason

 

FIRST in Class with Academic Merit Adam Zammit
   
In Grade 4D
 
Second in Class Tumi Motsepe
Second in Class with Academic Merit Cullan Abrahams
FIRST in Class with Academic Merit Robbie Cullis
   
IN Grade 4K  
Academic Merit Radhesh Jhilmeet
Academic Merit Andre Boshoff
FIRST in Class with Academic Merit Milan Latchmanan
FIRST in Class with Academic Merit William Gilson
   
In Grade 5B  
   
Academic Merit Oscar Steiner
Academic Merit James Fender
Second in Class with Academic Merit Ayabonga Shivane
FIRST in Class with Academic Merit Sebastien le Roux
   
In Grade 5N  
Second in Class With Academic Merit Ivan Jjuuko
FIRST in Class with Academic Merit Jarred Maltby
   
In Grade 5V  
Academic Merit Mohamed Haseeb Moosa
Academic Merit Callum Henderson
Academic Merit Connor Sawyer
Second in Class with Academic Merit Thivaar Mudaliar
FIRST in Class with Academic Merit Luke Spear

 

 

 

In Grade 6 OVERALL

 
Academic Merit and Academic Tie Ethan Leppan
Academic Merit and Academic Tie Sikuwe Msibi
Academic Merit and Academic Tie Sholly Lawal-Solarin
Academic Merit and Academic Tie Jordan Baxter
Third in Grade with Academic Merit & Academic Tie Aryan Govender, Ruben Marx & Luke Hubble
Second in Grade with Academic Merit & Academic Tie Michael Sara
FIRST in Grade with Academic Merit & Academic Tie Mark Brombacher
In Grade 7  
Academic Merit and Academic Tie Re-Award Xihluke Marhule
Academic Merit and Academic Tie Re-Award Tomas Szudrawski
Academic Merit and Academic Tie Re-Award Shayur Maharaj

 
 

Grade 7 Subject prizes
PRIZE EXPLANATION WINNER
The English prize goes to   Tomas Szudrawski
The Afrikaans prize goes to   Tomas Szudrawski
The Natural Science prize goes to   Jordan Balkisson
isiZulu goes to   Andisa Young
The Social Science prize goes to   Tomas Szudrawski
Thomas Cullis
The Crookes Trophy Is for the pupil who has achieved the highest combined aggregate for Social Science and Natural Science. With an aggregate of  for the two subjects the trophy is awarded to Tomas Szudrawski
Thomas Cullis
The Mathematics prize goes to

 

 

 

Xihluke Marhule

 

The Raciborski Information Technology Trophy

 

 

For his interest, commitment and dedication in computer science. Njabulo Gumede
Smith Family Trophy for Speech and Drama For consistently high standard and contribution in drama lessons. Matthew Sara
Director’s Cup The van Velden Trophy This year, the trophy is awarded to a boy who showed enormous commitment to the school play, who led by example. Kelby Blunt
Best Actor’s Cup For his versatility and natural stage presence Yamkela Mkize
Art Prize for a senior boy who shows a flair, talent and love for the subject William Ellis
Design Technology Prize For a boy who displays an aptitude and love for the subject Byron Mitchell-Innes
General Knowledge Prize Awarded to the senior boy who has achieved top marks in the termly General Knowledge tests Wade Pillay
Young Reader of the Year 2017 presented to a boy whose reading range is both Diverse and Discerning

 

Xihluke Marhule

 
 

The Chess Player of the Year: Thomas Cullis
   
MUSIC  
Hallot Trophy For determination and dedication to music. Wade Pillay
Brent Black Trophy For excellence in music. This trophy is awarded to a pupil who has a natural talent and works hard to achieve a standard of excellence. Tomas Szudrawski
The Fred Palmer Cricket Bat The open Cricket Player of the year is Luc Benkenstein
The Redfern Trophy The open Hockey Player of the Year Olwethu Kweyama
The Rugby Trophy The open Rugby Player of the year is shared this year and the recipients are: Olwethu Kweyama and Andisa Young
     
The Cock House Goes to the champion sports house

 

4. Tathams – 80 pts

3. Baines – 87 pts

2. Butchers – 91 pts

1. Jacksons – 95 pts

Tatham Memorial Essay Goes to a boy in Grade 7 who, in the opinion of the staff and external examiners, has written the best set essay in English. Kelby Blunt
Twin Streams Earth Care Prize
Donated by Ian and Jean Garland
The recipient displays a love for nature and an understanding of the environment. Caleb Bryden
Cordwalles Boarding House Trophy

The Gayle Bastard Prize

For Boarder of the Year.  This is awarded to a pupil who shows empathy, guidance and reliability within the Boarding House at all times. Declan Sawyer
Dr Maurice Peters Memorial trophy for sportsmanship Is awarded to a boy who displays humility in victory and graciousness in defeat. Who at all times up-holds the ethos of manners, competitiveness and team spirit in a balanced fashion to the betterment of sport above himself. Matthew Gray
All Round Sportsman of the year trophy.

The Liebie van Heerden Trophy

The All Round Sportsman of the year trophy this year goes to a boy who has been an outstanding sportsman playing for KZN Inland U13 A Hockey and Cricket, Sharks U13A and Sharks 7’s. He was also the Captain of all 4 of these provincial teams. Olwethu Kweyama                     
The Whitelaw Trophy The recipient of this award has been committed and achieved worthy praise for his huge contribution on the sports field, academically, culturally and spiritually.     Murray-John Pitt
     
The Whittle Trophy

Courage, tenacity & perseverance

For perseverance in adversity and continuous application, diligence and tenacity with a will to achieve. Andisa Young
Sally Cornish Trophy

Compassion

The recipients of this award are well liked and respected by the boys as they are willing to help others.

The recipients of this award in 2017 cannot be separated. Their gentle, unobtrusive care and kindness makes them both worthy recipients of this award.

Caleb Bryde
Ntando Khumulo

 

The Reed Trophy

Integrity

This boy has a deep sense of integrity and he is true to himself at all times.  He stands up for what is right and is balanced and principled.  Murray Dahl
The Biggs Family Trophy

Service to the School

The recipients this year work hard behind the scenes and give selflessly of themselves to the betterment of the school. This year the award is shared between Xihluke Marhule
Kelby  Blunt     
The De’ann Brooks Trophy for Tribute to Cordwalles

For respect for God, others, the environment & himself.

(manners & thinking of others)

The trophy this year has been awarded to two outstanding gentleman who have a deep respect for all people, amazing empathy and intuition and are sensitive and caring people to those around them

 

Tomas  Szudrawski,
Xihluke Marhule
FINAL ACADEMIC

AWARDS

We now come to the final academic awards which culminates in the
Dux of the School.
 
Third in Grade 7   Shayur Maharaj

 

Second in Grade 7   Xihluke Marhule
Dux of School This is a grade 7 pupil who has attained the highest aggregate over the whole year. He is a young man with a will to succeed and the personality to compliment his industry. The 2017 Dux with an aggregate of 85% is: Tomas Szudrawski
Headmaster’s AwardLeadership The boy who receives this award has made an outstanding contribution in all spheres of school life.  He sets a fine example by always giving of his best in all he does. He has been an excellent ambassador and he has shown a willingness to stand by the values of the school. The 2017 Headmaster’s Award for his enormous contribution to Cordwalles goes to Olwethu Kweyama
John Fowler Good Fellowship Award This goes to a boy who in the opinion of the school, is a young man who shows sincerity, compassion caring and loyalty to his fellow pupils.  This award is voted on by the Grade 4 – 7 boys and the staff. He is someone who raised the spirits of those around him.  A boy one would be proud to introduce to your parents and friends as a role model. Olwethu Kweyama

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