Kurhula High School from Huntington in Bushbuckridge were the biggest winners, coming out in first position in the water purification competition hosted by the Mpumalanga Department of Water & Sanitation, Inkomati-Usuthu Catchment Management Agency and various other stakeholders.
Out of 16 competing schools from all over Mpumalanga, Kurhula achieved 82% to be crowned as first time winners of the competition, in celebration of the national water month, under the theme; “Leaving no one behind; water for all.”
The competition was hosted at Riverside Mall in Mbombela today. Each of the winning learners walked away with a brand new tablet, R5000. 00 cash as well as the winners’ trophy.
“We are very much honoured for being chosen as the best school in this competition, it shows that hard work pays and it motivates us to keep on working hard to achieve greater things in life,” Surprise Ubisi, one of the winning learners said.
Also from Bushbuckridge, Hoyohoyo High school finished as the third best school in the competition. Each learner walked away with a tablet as well as R1500. 00 prizes.
The second-best schoool , Reverend SA represented the Gert Sibande district.