Lynn-Marié Nagel achieves top matric result

Talented all-rounder Lynn-Marié Nagel, a three handicapped player from Pietersburg, achieved an average of 89% with seven distinctions. She also won the subject prize for Economics in Limpopo (98%). Her other subject marks were: Afrikaans first language 87%, English first additional language 82%, Mathematics (the real one ) 83%, Business Studies 88%, Accounting 89% and Life Orientation 94%.

In addition to playing provincial golf, she edited Pietersburg High School’s newspaper and was the chairperson of the ATKV youth league. The school has an enrolment of one thousand four hundred students.

She was also chosen as the chairperson of the Academic Committee on the student body and participated in Afrikaans as well as English public speaking. She was named the top learner of the school and was the ambassador for Pietersburg High School on all levels, including academics, sport, cultural activities and community service.

Lynn-Marié said “I loved high school and participated in nearly everything, it was AWESOME! But it is time to move on now and I am very excited about 2011! I work five half-days a week at the Polokwane Pro Shop at our golf course to earn some pocket money for America. Further on I try to put some time in to improve my golf! I am going to study in the States, I will be starting in the Fall semester (August). I will be attending Utah Valley University in the state of Utah on a golf and academic scholarship where I might be studying general business management (i am not certain yet).”

Well done Lynn- Marié. From a golfing perspective, win or lose, she always smiles and is one of the most friendly of all the junior golfers in recent years.

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