Scholarship Awards 2020

The annual Glenwood High School Scholarship Awards for Form II (2020) was held on Tuesday 14 January 2020 in the Johannes Mhlongo School Hall.

Boys from schools across the country attended this function to be recognised for their achievements during their Grade 7 year.

The guest speaker at this event was Old boy Donn Stewart (SA Water Polo).

Kyron de Kock from Glenwood Prep was awarded the Derek La Marque Scholarship. Derek
La Marque is currently the owner of Supershield in Cape Town.

Derek La Marque:
• Glenwood 1975 – 1979
• Special Honours badge 1979
• Sportsman of the Year 1979
• Natal Schools’ Swimming 1978 – 1979
• Glenwood 1st XV rugby 1976 – 1979
• Natal Schools’ rugby 1977 – 1979
• SA Schools 1979 rugby (Captain)
• Natal U20 1980 – 1981 rugby (Captain)
• SA Universities U19 rugby – 1980
• SA Universities U20 rugby 1981 (Captain)
• Natal rugby 1983 – 1985
• Transvaal rugby – 1986
• Central Barbarians rugby vs SA – 1985
• Glenwood 1st Team Water Polo: 1975 – 1979
• Natal Schools Water Polo: 1975 – 1979 (Captain 1978 / 79)
• SA Schools Water Polo: 1976 – 1979 (Captain 1978 / 79)
• Natal U19 Water Polo: 1975 – 1976
• Natal Water Polo: 1978
• SA U23 Water Polo: 1978
• SA Water Polo: 1979, 1980, 1985 (Captain), 1986

Trey Sammons from Glenwood Prep was awarded the Warren Whiteley Scholarship.
Warren Roger Whiteley (born 18 September 1987) is a South African rugby union player for the Lions in Super Rugby, the Golden Lions in the Currie Cup and the Golden Lions XV in the Rugby Challenge. His regular playing position is eighth man. He has previously played for the Sharks and the Blitzbokke.

Whiteley has been the captain of the Lions in Super Rugby since 2014 when they team was re-introduced to the competition. The team has reached two finals in 2016 and 2017, which were losses against the Hurricanes and Crusaders respectively, since Whiteley was named captain.
In 2016 Whiteley became a regular starter for the Springboks and he was named the new 58th captain of the Springboks in 2017, following Adriaan Strauss’ retirement from international rugby.

Whiteley would go on to lead the Lions to the final of the 2018 Super Rugby tournament, a 37-18 loss to the Crusaders, the third consecutive time that the Lions were runners-up in the tournament. Whiteley started every game for South Africa in the 2018 Rugby Championship including a 34-36 victory against New Zealand at Westpac Stadium. The Springboks came second in the championship.

The awards ceremony was filmed by digitv, watch it on: https://digitv.co.za/#/video/16911/23177/Vod