Graduating classes of 2021 have been hit hard by the Corona pandemic around the world. Travel restrictions, distance learning and constant switching between online learning and face-to-face classes. But, “crisis shows the true character” - as 43 Abitur learners of the Deutsche Höhere Privatschule Windhoek (DHPS) have impressively demonstrated.
Not only in Germany, but almost worldwide, this was by far the best year ever. And this also applies to DHPS: An average of 2.0 (equals a mark of 79 %) and also the number of outstanding individual results - four learners with a final grade of 1.0 (100 %) and 20 learners with a 1 in front of the decimal point (85 – 100 %) – what a remarkable result.
Taking responsibility, representing the school in sports, great commitment as learner representatives, participation in the school orchestra and in competitions - these young people are a strikingly diverse group of exciting personalities who have taken advantage of the great wealth of opportunities that DHPS offers its learners to position themselves in many ways and to prove themselves.
"Even in everyday situations, you have proven that you have matured and stand as "complete" personalities", stated DHPS principal Kristin Eichholz in her speech at the festive handing over of the school-leaving certificates on 29 October 2021. “You have demonstrated another skill that helps to conquer crises: Solidarity, and the strength and energy of a community. Even after the "final whistle” you remain a remarkable team".
The school community of DHPS wishes you, the best-performing Abitur class to date, all the best and much success for your future endeavours – may each and every one of you continue on your path in such an outstanding manner.