Amazing Graduation Photos

Another very spirited graduation was held at Good Work Foundation’s Hazyview Digital Learning Centre on 31 October, 2014.

Special guests included Solly Mhaule (Hosanna Church Pastor and Hazyview Digital Learning Centre Director), Mardia van der Walt-Korsten (T-Systems South African Chairman), and James Tyrrell (Londolozi Game Ranger).

39 students graduated with various certificates including: International Computer Driving License (ICDL), ICDL Advanced, Lobster Ink Food and Beverage Management, and English for Access.

Special awards went to:

Paris Moeng: 2nd winner of the All Heart Fund’s Leanna Knopik Cup

James Tyrrell: Awarded a Digital Tree of Knowledge in recognition of raising R285,000 for Good Work Foundation’s Open Learning Academy

Abna Machavana: CompTIA A+ and Network+

Goodman Mnisi and Weekend Nkuna: First graduates from Hosanna’s Orphans and Vulnerable Children Programme to complete ICDL Module 4: Word Processing

Teaman Manzini and Njabulo Mashele: vida e caffè barista training programme

Abna Machavana caps a student graduating with her International Computer Driving License.

Abna Machavana caps a student graduating with her International Computer Driving License.

Mardia congratulates another #GirlPower digital graduate.

Mardia congratulates another #GirlPower digital graduate (and Abna provides the morning’s first “photo bomb”).

Kate Groch embraces Paris Moeng, winner of the Leanna Knopik Cup, honouring the student who has shown "the biggest heart."

Kate Groch embraces Paris Moeng, winner of the Leanna Knopik Cup, honouring the student who has shown “the biggest heart.”

Chef Anna with the winner of the Leanna Knopik Cup - Paris Moeng.

Chef Anna with the winner of the Leanna Knopik Cup – Paris Moeng.

A member of the audience dancing with pink ribbon - a sign of great things to come@

A member of the audience dancing with pink ribbon – a sign of great things to come.

Mardia van der Walt-Korsten (T-Systems SA Chairman) and Kate Groch (GWF CEO) enjoy a pre-graduation dance.

Mardia van der Walt-Korsten (T-Systems SA Chairman) and Kate Groch (GWF CEO) enjoy a pre-graduation dance.

A young graduate is lifted into the air in joyous celebration.

A young graduate is lifted into the air in joyous celebration.

Londolozi Executive Chef, Anna Ridgewell, jumps to her feet to applaud her sous chef, Thoko, who graduated with ICDL Word Advanced.

Londolozi Executive Chef, Anna Ridgewell, jumps to her feet to applaud her sous chef, Thoko Ngobeni, who graduated with ICDL Word Advanced.

Thoko beaming as she is capped under the Tree.

Thoko beaming as she is capped under the Tree.

Abna Machavana on his way to collect his CompTIA Network+ certificate.

Abna Machavana on his way to collect his CompTIA Network+ certificate.

Abna Machavana.

Abna Machavana.

GWF Open Learning Academy facilitator, Glenrose Mashiga, graduates with ICDL Advanced Word.

GWF Open Learning Academy facilitator, Glenrose Mashiga, graduates with ICDL Advanced Word.

A full Hazyview Digital Learning Centre "barn" on graduation day.

A full Hazyview Digital Learning Centre “barn” on graduation day.

Selby Mokoena delivering his exceptional poem "Do You Still Remember?"

Selby Mokoena delivering his exceptional poem “Do You Still Remember?”

Mercyful Mathebula caps Goodness Mnisi.

Mercyful Mathebula caps Goodman Mnisi.

Head of Open Learning, Crispen Bvumbghe, with Goodman, Glenrose, and Weekend.

Head of Open Learning, Crispen Bvumbghe, with Goodman, Glenrose, and Weekend.

Jess Boon, James Tyrrell, Kate Imrie, and Kate Groch.

Jess Boon, James Tyrrell, Kate Imrie, and Kate Groch.

Njabulo Mashele (ICDL Advanced and vida e caffe coffee theory graduate) closes the ceremony by paying tribute to the families who support young adults who pursue their dreams.

Njabulo Mashele (ICDL Advanced and vida e caffe coffee theory graduate) closes the ceremony by paying tribute to the families who support young adults who pursue their dreams.

Goodman and Weekend with their ICDL teacher, Glenrose, under the Digital Tree of Knowledge.

Goodman and Weekend with their ICDL teacher, Glenrose, under the Digital Tree of Knowledge.

Graduates gathered under the Digital Tree of Knowledge.

Graduates gathered under the Digital Tree of Knowledge.

The hug that says it all: ICDL Advanced and vida e caffe coffee programme graduate, Teaman Manzini, embraces his aunt, Glory, who was his inspiration to start studying.

The hug that says it all: ICDL Advanced and vida e caffe coffee programme graduate, Teaman Manzini, embraces his aunt, Glory, who was his inspiration to start studying.

 

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