Kimberly Technical High School emerges victorious in national competition.

Two grade 11 learners of the Kimberley Technical High School (THS) emerged victorious at the recent 2024 South African Youth Water Prize competition, where they received second position for their impactful innovation called “Eco-Flow”. The two learners Sibusiso Mazabane and Uwami Kumalo took part in the final stage of the competition held at the Xylem Water Solutions offices in Kempton Park.Their project addressed four aspects which included food security, climate change, water conservation and energy efficiency. According to information the competition aimed to identify a project that would best represent South Africa at the 2024 Stockholm Junior Water Prize championship in Sweden.According to Michael Ludick, principal of the school and mentor of the learners, it is the second year that the Kimberly THS received second position in this competition. Moreover, information indicates that the duo earned themselves prizes that include R15 000 cash, laptops, a second-place trophy, and bursaries to further their education at a university of their choice.

Journalist: Rene Julies

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