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Hermanus High School is particularly proud of its top academic achievers. 368 matriculation candidates obtained A-aggregates during the past seventy five years.

Six of these pupils were respectively placed first, second and fourth on the Cape Senior Certificate Merit List (1942-1994):

Mervyn Gotsman 1951: 2nd

Peter Janson 1959: 1st

Louise Voigt 1961: 4th

Jacques Grové 1991: 4th

Danie Coetzee 1994: 1st

Bjorn Ladwig 1994: 2nd

while the last four were placed on the Western Cape Senior Certificate Merit List


Tarryn Rudnick 2007: 4th

Nita Wiegman 2012: 1st in Western Cape ad 2nd in South Africa

Conrad Strydom 2016: 1st in Western Cape and 1st in South Africa

Sian Bourdin 2016: included in the Western Cape Education Department Merit List



Matric Class of 2020 - Top Achievers






Gallery - Academics