This year’s Bushveld Mosaic gala dinner and awards ceremony was held at the magnificent Bakubung Bush Lodge.
And a big “Thank You” to the Bakubung team, who really went out of their way to make it such a memorable evening for everyone.
Also a special thanks to our guests – Prof. Bob Scholes, Prof. Mary Scholes and Patsy Kruger from North West Parks Head Office in Mahikeng for taking time out of their busy schedules to join us on the evening.
The “formal “part of the evening started with awarding certificates to the students of 2016
MC for the night Sue Oxborrow introducing Prof. Mary Scholes who presented the certificates.
Some of the students who received their certificates on the night
The certificate presentation was followed by Charles Dey who, on behalf of all the students, thanked the various lecturers for sharing their knowledge so freely, as well as all the Honorary Officers who had so generously given of their time to help run the course, and make it such an unforgettable year.
Charles saying “Thanks”
To complete the formal presentations, the Bushveld Mosaic “Directors Award” was presented to Tshirologo Primary School’s Environmental Club from Goedegevonden Village near Ventersdorp in the North West Province. Lesego Radibe a teacher at the school, and herself a 2016 Bushveld Mosaic student , accepted the floating trophy on their behalf along with the best school club shield.
Lesego receiving the Directors Award from Sue
To all our students, do remember, whilst this may be the end of a fantastic year it can also be the beginning of an incredible journey.
All the best in the future and we leave you with a quote from William Butler Yeats and some memories of 2016
“Education Is Not the Filling of a Pail, But the Lighting of a Fire”