Yathil flies Newcastle’s flag high with his excellent results

Yathil Matabadal came out top in the Amajuba District for his outstanding matric results in 2016.

AMAJUBA DISTRICT – Yathil Matabadal has placed Newcastle on the map with his exemplary matric results, and is determined to make his mark in the world.

Being announced as number one in the Amajuba District was the highlight of this former matriculants schooling career.

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Given the track record of his meticulous academic foot print, it came as no surprise.

However what sets this 19-year-old apart is his self-disciplined, perfectionism and dedication to his goals.

Yathil attended at Newcastle Senior Primary, and effortlessly received the Dux award in Grade 7.

Maintaining a constant standard, he has strived to be the best ever since.

Principal of Newcastle High School, Manny Govender, said he convinced Yathil to attend NHS.

“I knew from the start Yathil was destined for great things,” he said.

As the youngest child in his family, Yathil has transcended his parents Dhinesh and Shamila’s, expectations and was ultimately rewarded for his hard work and commitment by obtaining eight distinctions.

Channelling his ‘inner Einstein’, this brainiac also completed an Advanced Maths course online as an extra subject.

“It felt good to do it, but it was quite difficult. The level of questioning was a challenge.”

Advanced Maths is tested at first level university Maths, and Yathil obtained an 88 per cent pass.

“The course was web-enhanced, and I used only the study material provided.”

Also read: McDonalds visits Newcastle Senior Primary School

As the head boy NHS, Yathil made sure he excelled in every facet of his school life.


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