Donna Yates, a grade 8 pupil from St Andrew’s School for Girls, received the following awards at National Eisteddfod of South Africa Awards for Johannesburg Central/South/East Region.

Donna was also invited to perform her Comic Monologue as part of the Awards Showcase:

  • Item winner in 6 categories: English One-man show: Comic Monologue Gr 8; English Narrative Poetry Gr 8; English Unprepared Reading (Poetry) Gr 8; English Unprepared Reading (Prose) Gr 8; English Prepared Reading Skills (Prose) Gr 8; Prepared Mime and Movement Gr 8
  • Category winner and Medal Award for Movement and Mime – Junior/Senior
  • Ambassador Award for outstanding achievement (top 3%) in English Unprepared Reading (Prose) Gr 8 and English Unprepared Reading (Poetry) Gr 8
  • Prestige Award: Joburg Central/South/East Best Senior Achievement (Gr8-12) in Speech and Drama
  • Prestige Award: Joburg Central/South/East Best Senior Achievement Overall (Gr 8-12): Number 1 in the top 10

(Photo above) Donna is with Dr Francois van den Berg: CEO of the National Eisteddfod Academy.