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    Mutero High holds prize giving day


    GUTU – Roman Catholic run Mutero High School in Gutu under Chief Nyamandi has held its 3rd speech and prize giving day for pupils who excelled in sports and academic subjects.
    The ceremony was held under the theme; Rewarding hard work in academic, sporting and infrastructural development in the year of Mercy.
    Masvingo Vicar General, Father Walter Nyatsanza, for Catholic Diocese of Masvingo represented Bishop Michael Bhasera who was the guest of honour.
    He commented the school for improved academic results at both 'A' and 'O' level from 2010 to 2015 due to an expanded curriculum.
    "The expanded curriculum has a positive impact on the results as indicated by the upward trend since 2010. In 2010 'O' Level was at 15,8% to 19,6% in 2011, in 2012 it rose to 34,3% and in 2013 it rose up to 46,5% and in 2014 it rose to 52,7% and in 2015 it rose to 55,6%.
    'A' level rose from 78,6% in 2010 to 93,8% in 2015 and the target for 2016 is 100%," said Fr Nyatsanza.
    Vimbai Mutangiri in Form One, Liberty Chingwetu Form Two, Donald Mboyi Form Three, Terence Gonyora in Form Four, Tanaka Tangawarima in Lower Six and Lewis Mukurumbira Upper Six received prizes for being overall best in their respective forms.
    Mutero with an enrolment of 765 students and a staff compliment of 35
    Teachers also had 13 teachers receiving prize money for producing some of the best results at the school.
    In the non-academic category, Blessing Muzenda was adjudged the most disciplined together with Shallom Tsindi while Dorothy Masaiti and Prince Wafawanaka were the best prefects and Tanaka Sanangurai received a prize for being the smartest student.
    In the sporting discipline Lewis Mukurumbira was the best in tennis, volleyball went to Ashley Tarugarira and Truth Tizai, girls soccer was Trish Maruve while handball was won by Prosper Mutuhwi and Memory Tazviwana.
    Varaidzo Tonhodzai was voted the best in netball, basketball went to Panashe Chiyangwa, boys soccer was won by Simbarashe Chapwanya while in athletics Shermain Makwavarara and Prince Dururu received prizes for being the best at national level in the 100m category.
    Mutero head Severino Shiri thanked the friends of Mutero High and former students for their unwavering support in the development of at the school.
    On the same occasion two houses for teachers were officially opened as well.education news
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