FFS Expo for Young Scientists


The learners who achieved above 80% for the DSS Science Expo qualified for the FFS Expo for Young Scientists. This Expo took place in Durban on 25 & 26 July. 17 learners with 9 projects participated. DSS achieved one 3rd Class, four 2nd Class and four 1st Class awards. In the first class section DSS achieved one bronze medal, two silver medals and one gold medal.

The achievements were as follows:

Madeli Marloth and Doris Lee: 3rd Class
Methembe Gingqi & Gertjan Roos: 2nd Class
Johannes Fourie & Karl Haux: 2nd Class
Ntengoenhle Memela & Zamakhiwe Nyembe: 2nd Class and Most Promising in Category
Linda Knieper & Estelle Pretorius: 2nd Class and Most Promising in Category
Sabina Allen & Rita Joosten: 1st Class and Bronze medal
David Graf & Heinrich Marloth: 1st Class and Cilver medal, as well as Best Junior Poster
Msizi Mkhize: 1st Class and Silver medal, as well as Most Promising in Category
Joseph Grobler & Iliya Matveyuk: 1st Class and Gold medal, as well as Best Senior Poster