MBOMBELA – The Mpumalanga President’s Award ceremony will take place at Penryn College this coming Saturday.
There will be about 70 young people attending the event.
The purpose of The President Awards is to motivate young people to develop character, discover their purpose and determine their future to contribute towards building a great South Africa.
They targets youth between the 14 to 24 across the socio-economic spectrum, from public and private schools, children’s homes, correctional services centres and universities.
The groups getting awarded will be from Penryn College, Uplands College, Lowveld High, Fundinjobo High, Sabane Secondary, Mthombo Secondary, Sitintile High and Mamkhulu.org.
The MEC for Education in Mpumalanga, Ms Reginah Mhaule has also been invited to attend the event.
During the day, there will be motivational talks, music and moving testimonials from Award holders and the actual awards ceremony.