As the Executive Mayor of Eden District Municipality, I would like to congratulate all matriculants who have passed the 2014 final examination. It is only through commitment, hard work and dedication that we achieved results for our efforts.
Our late former President Nelson Mandela emphasized: ” ’Education is the most powerful weapon that one can use to change the world ”. I want to go further by stating that although your school career has come to an end, always remember that success can only be achieved through continuous hard work.
It is important to note the following: “If you did not pass this time, there is a second chance. Make use of the opportunity to rewrite those subjects in which you did not do well. Always remember, suicide is definitely not an option. It is a proven fact that adversity cause some people to break, but use your adversity to break records.
To those who have missed the universities deadline, South Cape College in the Eden district currently offers incredible opportunities of free and local studies at the Hessequa, Mossel Bay, Bitou and
Seized the moment and every opportunity that comes you way, remember, you and you alone are responsible for what you become in life.