Erongo and Boniface defend their Grade 12 top positions

The Erongo Region has retained its first position in the Grade 12 Ordinary-Level results for the second consecutive year.

The Minister of Education David Namwandi officially released the 2014 Grade 12 results here on Wednesday.

The Oshikoto Region again ended second, while Ohangwena moved up one place to scoop third position.

The new region, Kavango East, obtained fourth place overall, and Otjozondjupa dropped two places to find itself at number five.

Hardap moved up one place to position number six, while Khomas dropped one place to position seven.

Omusati remained eighth, while Oshana moved up one place to number nine.

Karas also moved up one position to number 10, while Kunene did the same – from 12th to 11th.

Omaheke dropped three places to 12th spot, while Kavango West, also a new region, made an entry at position number 13.

The Zambezi Region dropped one place to end 14th.

Meanwhile, the St. Boniface College in the Kavango East Region scooped the first position for the seventh consecutive year, and is followed by St. Paul’s College in the Khomas Region – just like in 2013.

The other schools which made it into top 10 are in that order, are Gobabis Gymnasium Private School, Canisianum Roman Catholic School, Windhoek Gymnasium Private School , Negumbo Secondary School, Oshigambo Secondary School, Rukonga Vision School, Delta Secondary School and Elcin Nkurenkuru High School.

Namwandi congratulated the regions and schools that did well in the 2014 Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate (NSSC) examinations and urged the others to try and do the same.