Top students honoured at postgraduate function

Posted by Johan Fourie on 2009-03-24

The top students in the Department of Economics were announced on Wednesday, 18 March at the  departmental postgraduate function. The function, held at the SASOL Arts Gallery, is an annual event where the top students in the department receive awards, including the prestigious Cloete medals.

The following undergraduate students received honourable mention: Economics 1: Mellusca Farnham (96.5%), Francois Kamper (95%); Economics 2: Ignatius Wilhelm Barnardt (85%), Leane Olivier (83.5%); Economics 3: Estian Haupt (81.5%), Lise Natalie Pretorius (77.5%).

The following postgraduate students received honourable mention: Honours: Melissa van Rensburg (85%), Hendrik van Broekhuizen (80%). Masters: Cobus Burger (76%), Johann van Eeden (75%), Debra Shepherd (75%), Leon du Toit (75%).

The Cloete medal for the best undergraduate student (over the 3 years of Economics studies) was awarded to Lise Natalie Pretorius. The Cloete medal for the best postgraduate student was awarded to Melissa van Rensburg (pictured).

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