On the AWSUM Couch with The King’s School West Rand head boy
Meet the King’s School West Rand head boy: Tadiwanashe Tekere
Congratulations on being chosen as a leader at your school. What is your leadership philosophy? To work and serve the learners of the King’s School west rand through positive influence and determination.
What are your strengths and weaknesses?
My strengths are that I’m approachable, sociable and accommodating.
My weakness is my impatience and forgetfulness.
What are you looking forward to the most during your tenure as a leader?
Upholding Christian values, academic excellence and working with my head girl and prefects as we strive to make the school greater.
Is there anything you would like to change at your school? To improve the already well-established relationship between the younger and older grades as well as encouraging an even higher level of participation in community, cultural and sporting activities.
What do you love the most about your school? The Christian culture and values that are being instilled into all pupils. Values such as ‘love one another’ and following the example Jesus set for us.
Matric is your final year, from an academic point of view, what are you aiming for? I want to achieve at least 5 distinctions, a 90% average in maths and a distinction in AP Maths.
What will your message of encouragement be for your prefects/co-leaders? To remember leadership is a journey and push through any challenges we may face as leaders and to enjoy our term as prefects as we serve wholeheartedly.
Who is your role model? My pastor because he spreads a positive message and sticks to his values regardless of the circumstances.
What are your plans for after matric (2021)? To study actuarial science.
If you could be any superhero, who do you want to be and why? Captain American because he was the best leader the avengers ever had in terms of how he influenced the avengers to become better mentally and physically as well as help realize their full potential.
On a regular Saturday, you will find me at…….with… On a regular Saturday, you will find me at home spending time with my family and also studying.
Who is your Hollywood celeb crush? Yara Shahidi
Netball, rugby, cricket or hockey? Cricket
Cappuccino, hot chocolate or tea? Cappuccino
Braai with friends or takeaways? Braai with friends
Binge-watching series or a live music festival? Binge-watching series
Android or iOS? Android