In his announcement of the class of 2017 matric results Honourable MEC of Education Mthandeni Dlungwana hailed the district for its 81.51% pass rate making uMgungundlovu the highest performance District in 2017. In continuation of this benchmark the Mayor wishes the class of 2018 all the best in the first quarter tests and urges them to work hard and study daily in order to exceed the 81.51% already set by the class of 2017. Turning to the parents her Worship the Mayor urges Parents to provide the necessary support and assistance required by the pupils to make their work better and to help them deal with the stress and pressure associated with being in matric. The Educators are the corner stone of our education system we acknowledge their hard work and dedication in shaping the minds of our future generation. Working together we can achieve any goal set for us.