Academic Honours Summa Cum Laude

January 30, 2018 | Boys’ College

Congratulations to our Matrics from 2017: Michael Nothnagel; Nicholas Meyer and Christopher Du Plessis who received their Academic Honours Summa Cum Laude Certificates from the Head of School, Mr David Du Toit.

This award goes to a candidate who already has Academic Honours and achieves a total of 630 (an average of 90%) or more in the IEB finals and a minimum of 70% in 6 of the 7 subjects.

Summa Cum Laude is a Latin term which translates to “with greatest honour”. Chris, Michael and Nicholas have brought the Boys’ College immense pride and unquestionable honour with this remarkable achievement.

 

Nicholas Meyer – 10 Distinctions

English Home Language, Afrikaans First Additional Language, Mathematics, AP Mathematics, Accounting, Business Studies, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, TCL Practical 7 and Life Orientation

Christopher Du Plessis – 8 Distinctions

English Home Language, Afrikaans First Additional Language, Mathematics, AP Mathematics, Accounting, Information Technology, Physical Sciences and Life Orientation

Michael Nothnagel – 8 Distinctions

English Home Language, Afrikaans First Additional Language, Mathematics, Accounting, Business Studies, Information Technology, Physical Sciences, and Life Orientation

 

Outstanding Achievement

Michael Nothnagel was placed on the IEB’s list for Outstanding Achievement (i.e. achieved within the top 5% of learners in 6 or more subjects and 80% or more for Life Orientation):

Commendable Achievement

Nicholas Meyer and Christopher Du Plessis were placed on the IEB’s list for Commendable Achievement (i.e. achieved within the top 5% of learners in 5 subjects and 80% or more for Life Orientation):

 

Top 1% of IEB candidates in their subject

·         Christopher Du Plessis  (Information Technology, Mathematics, Physical Sciences)

·         Nicholas Meyer (Advanced Programme Mathematics, Life Orientation, Mathematics, Physical Science)

·         Michael Nothnagel (Information Technology, Life Orientation)