Ntomboxolo wins battle with dyslexia

Xolisa Phillip

ONE matriculant almost had her grandmother shouting from the rooftops.

Such was the glowing pride of 18-year-old Ntomboxolo Jack’s family after she was named top performer for special schools in the Eastern Cape.

Born and raised in a tough socio-economic environment, Ntomboxolo – with her sheer determination and strong will to succeed – overcame dyslexia to bag the honour.

The bubbly pupil from Northern Lights Special School in Cotswold scored three distinctions, setting herself up to study mechatronics.


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