Riebeek matric pupil praised for her tenacity

Teenager handles national certificate exams from her hospital bed


Resiliently battling diabetes since she was four , a Riebeek College Girls’ High matriculant has become her school’s pride and joy after writing her last two exams in hospital.

Naomi de Booi, 17, wrote her English paper 3 in the critical care unit at Netcare Greenacres Hospital on Wednesday and Afrikaans paper 3 in the general ward on Friday...

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