HIGH SCHOOL TESTIMONIAL
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN
It gives me pleasure to testify to the character and ability of Michael Brian Fish (date of birth: 12 September 1988) who enrolled at this school in 2004 and is currently a candidate for the Western Cape Senior Certificate with Matriculation Exemption in the following subjects:
English First Language - Higher Grade
Afrikaans Second Language - Higher Grade
Mathematics - Higher Grade
Physical Science - Standard Grade
Geography - Higher Grade
Computer Studies - Standard Grade
EXTRA-MURAL ACTIVITIES: Cross country squad (2004), athletics squad (2004-2006), 1stteam squash (2004-2006). Michael was also involved in monitoring the school's website.
ACADEMIC APPLICATION: Michael was a positive member of any class. He always paid attention in class and where appropriate, he contributed positively. Michael was a responsible student and completed assigned tasks. He was a punctual and polite student with exceptional attendance.
SOCIAL INTERACTION: Michael displayed a happy-go-lucky, cheerful quality, which was balanced by his good manners and co-operative approach. He had an unforced enthusiasm and was a likeable, popular, well-socialised member of his peer group. Michael related well with both his peers and the staff, yet always maintained the appropriate behaviour.
LEADERSHIP: Upon maturation, Michael has the drive, values and energy to be an effective leader.
CHARACTER AND PERSONALITY: Michael was a neat student, whose manners were always impeccable. He was an even-tempered, yet lively young man, who was friendly, unselfish and cheerful in his dealings with others. Michael's helpful, dependable nature went beyond the obvious — he was truly always willing to give of himself and displayed a consistent willingness to assist. He was a dependable, trustworthy student. Michael communicated well and expressed his opinions openly and honestly. This was balanced by his willingness to accept positive criticism. He was a co-operative, positive member of any group and his unaffected enthusiasm endeared him to others.