SQUASH PLAYERS SHINE IN THE ACADEMIC ARENA
Senade Haupt, who represented the National women’s team in France in 2012, was presented with the prestigious Principal’s Award at the University of Pretoria’s annual awards ceremony at the weekend. Senade, a fifth year medical student, has had outstanding academic results ever since her entrance into Tukkies University – a worthy accolade for a student, who has combined excellent marks with playing squash at a high level.
At the University of Johannesburg Marco Becker received Student of the Year at their annual prizegiving also held at the weekend. Marco, an honours student, attained 76 % in his final year and earned 28 distinctions during his 4 years of studies. He is also the number 1 player for Namibia and represented Namibia at the Men’s World Championships in France .