Tercia Jansen van Vuuren (Nee da Silva)

Alumni

Tercia’s  graduation took place on Friday 21st July 2017, at the Senate House in Cambridge. Tercia completed her masters in August 2016 as a student at Jesus College, Cambridge doing a Master of Philosophy in Engineering for Sustainable Development. She chose this field, since she is concerned about the impact of engineering projects on the natural and social environm …

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Sipho Kings

Sipho Kings on his way to Harvard University

Alumni

Sipho Kings [2004] has been selected to join an elite group of 24 journalists from around the globe who will constitute the Nieman Class of 2018 at Harvard University, Cambridge Massachusetts. Sipho is currently the environment reporter at the Mail & Guardian in Johannesburg. He will examine how Africa’s carbon emitters plan to lower their emissions and help popul …

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SLC rugby vs Eric Louw

SLC rugby vs Eric Louw

Sport

The three Stanford Lake College rugby teams competed in friendly matches against Eric Louw in Musina this past Saturday. This matchup is always a very physical affair and all of our players did the College proud. The u/15’s played extremely well for their first game of the season, only narrowly losing to a much bigger team by 7 points. The 2nd Team played some traditi …

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Round Square Junior Conference At St Andrew’s, Turi – Kenya

Round Square Junior Conference at St Andrew’s, Turi – Kenya

Round Square

Seven learners from Stanford were selected to attend the Round Square Junior Conference in Kenya in February. They were accompanied  by  Ms Marmari Pieterse and Mr Izak Vollgraaff and participated in a post conference tour in which they travelled to the Maasai Mara National Reserve. The conference theme was Mtu Ni Watu (Swahili for “No Man is an Island”) and the Confe …

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SLC at SA Schools Athletics

Sport

During the April School Holiday SLC  had two athletes competing at the SA Schools Athletics. Mfumo Mongwe competed in the 200m for Boys u/19 and finished 5th in his heat. Lia Revelas competed in the 300m Hurdles for Girls u/15 and finished 2nd in her heat which meant she Qualified for the finals where she ended 5th overall in SA for girls u/15. We also had the SA Club …

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Christian Schmidt second in SA ATKV Spelling March 2017

Christian Schmidt second in SA ATKV Spelling March 2017

Academics, Uncategorised

Christian Schmidt took part in the ATKV Spellathon 2016. After being the overall winner for the Limpopo area, Christian took part in the Finals which were held at Leeuenhof Akademie in Johannesburg. With schools from all over the country taking part, this was an epic battle! Christian managed to spell away into the final round and ended up coming second in the country …

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Tessa Morris receives her Bachelor of Veterinary Science with distinction

Tessa Morris receives her Bachelor of Veterinary Science with distinction

Alumni

Congratulations to Tessa Morris, SLC Alumni and Class of 2009. Tessa received her Bachelor of Veterinary Science with distinction at the end of last year. She was also awarded the Sir Arnold Thieler Memorial Medal as well as the Vice-chancellor and Principal’s award for excellent undergraduate academic achievement during the graduation ceremony this year. Tessa is cur …

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