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Thembi Zuma and Pamela Nel

Inspired to teach Thembile Zuma and Pamela Nel embody the values espoused by Hilton College. Hard working, perseverant and tenacious, both women joined Hilton College in administrative positions and worked their way into teaching posts…

ByPieter Boerssen

December 5, 2022

June So

The Soldier “The Soldier.” That’s how June So will be remembered by the boys in his boarding house. For he is the boy who walked the 160-kilometre Grade 10 journey in a pair of sandals.…

ByPieter Boerssen

November 21, 2022

Campbell Ivins

Art that agitates Campbell Ivins’s art provokes a response. And not because it tackles hot-button topics like white privilege and toxic masculinity. His treatment of these sensitive subjects reveals more about the Grade 12 learner…

ByPieter Boerssen

November 21, 2022

Harry Bailey

Grit and humour Harry Bailey is a poster boy for conservation at Hilton College. Earlier this year, he ran 100 kilometres over two days, raising R160 000 for rangers on the frontlines of the war…

ByPieter Boerssen

November 16, 2022

Jabulani Kunene

True as steel Serene, steady, and true as steel. That’s Jabulani Kunene, who has worked as a lab technician in the science department at Hilton College since 1978. “It has been my only job, and…

ByPieter Boerssen

November 13, 2022

Minenhle Makhathini

Nation Builder Minenhle Makhathini has a head for business and a heart for nation building. When he leaves school, he plans to get his Bcom – a very Makhathini thing to do (both his parents…

ByPieter Boerssen

November 8, 2022

Adam Cole

An Overcomer Adam has struggled at school. Suffering from significant barriers to learning, he has had to work harder than most to get to Grade 11. Soft spoken and gentle in demeanour, Adam says that…

ByPieter Boerssen

November 8, 2022

Liso Ngoqo

Passion for People Liso Ngoqo wants to use the opportunities afforded to him to serve the poor. The Grade 11 Hilton College learner is considering studying economics with a view to a career in politics.…

ByPieter Boerssen

November 8, 2022

Victor Compton

Wild at heart Victor Compton comes alive in the bush. “It’s as if my senses become heightened and I become in tune with my surroundings, especially if I’m on foot.” The son of Victor (1991,…

ByPieter Boerssen

November 8, 2022