From no-hoper to boffin

Kid who got 32% for maths in grade 10 aced 96% in matric and is now studying to be a doctor


A teenager who obtained 32% for mathematics in grade 10, managed to turn his fortunes around through hard work, passion and a group of dedicated tutors, recently receiving an award for achieving 96% in the same subject in grade 12 – which set him on the path to becoming a medical doctor.

Following his weak performance at the end of his grade 10 year at Ndzondelelo High School, Soweto-on-Sea resident Nkcubeko Sonjani, 18, set himself the goal of obtaining 100% for maths and science...

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