Duo awarded silver and bronze medals at Eskom International Science Fair

Miles Thobela and Senzekile Tshuma with Principal Cleopas Mjoli and teachers Refiloe Nkosi and Sihle Dlamini of Suikerland Secondary School.

MALALANE – Senzekile Tshuma and Miles Thobela, two learners of Suikerland Secondary School, were among 512 finalists from across Southern Africa who presented answers to scientific questions at the International Science Fair in Boksburg last week.

The fair is hosted annually as part of the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists and was held from October 2 to 5.

READ: Young scientists find practical solutions to issues troubling SA

Senzekile was awarded a silver medal for her project on non-toxic dynamite and Miles Thobela, a bronze for his exploration of an alternative method of generating electricity.

Miles was shortlisted for an interview to represent South Africa overseas.

  AUTHOR
Retha Nel

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