main sponsor, Bank Windhoek awarded six categories, namely Best Overall
Performance in JSC Life Science in 14 Regions, Best Overall Performance in NSSC
Home Languages in 14 Regions, Best Overall Performance in two or more JSC
Subjects per Region, Best Overall Performance JSC in three or more Subjects,
Best Overall NSSC, excluding Pre-Entry to Tertiary Education Programme (PETE)
and Best Overall NAMCOL Candidate for 2019 national examinations. Each category
winner received a certificate as well as a cash prize by the relevant sponsors.
Ntaagona walked away with the Best overall NAMCOL candidate award. She also
received the Best Overall PETE candidate NSSCO/H Level three or more subjects
award. Ntaagona's accolade includes a cash prize from Bank Windhoek, a tablet from
Cambridge University Press, and a NAMCOL scholarship, which covers first year’s
registration and tuition fees at any higher learning institution of her choice.
However, Ntaagona could not make it to the awards due to her study commitments
in Zambia; a family member collected her accolades.
Windhoek’s Katutura Branch Manager, Josef Sheehama, who congratulated the
learners, said: “Bank Windhoek has been a sponsor of this event for many years
and we remain committed to the promise of contributing to creating an educated
and sustainable nation.”
added that rewarding the youth for their academic achievements is vital to
ensuring that they can plough back into their communities and possibly create opportunities
for others as well. "As connectors of positive change, Bank Windhoek is
proud to be a catalyst of growth in the community where it operates,” he