Hero award for Leighton

Lantana Primary School Grade 5 pupil Leighton Schoeman has won first place in the national Pick n Pay Hero Awards. Leighton recently lost her mother and went through a tough time. According to her teacher, Alnita Ambraal, she is honest, brave and always trying to do her best while showing immense respect to her peers and teachers. Leighton says she is delighted to receive the award.
Leighton is seen here, with, from left, teacher Alnita Ambraal, principal, Vanessa Berry and Pick n Pay school liaison officer Ameer Natha.