Grade 12s inducted into OUA

In a memorable ceremony, held on Tuesday evening, 10 October, Union High School, Graaff-Reinet’s Class of 2023 embarked on a new chapter of their journey as they were officially inducted into the Old Unionite Association (OUA).
The highly anticipated annual event commenced with the distribution of OUA membership cards and a gift to the Grade 12 learners, symbolizing their entry into the Union High School alumni community. 𝙏𝙝𝙞𝙨 𝙤𝙘𝙘𝙖𝙨𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝙥𝙧𝙤𝙫𝙞𝙙𝙚𝙙 𝙖 𝙗𝙞𝙩𝙩𝙚𝙧𝙨𝙬𝙚𝙚𝙩 𝙢𝙤𝙢𝙚𝙣𝙩 𝙛𝙤𝙧 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙢𝙖𝙩𝙧𝙞𝙘𝙨, 𝙖𝙨 𝙞𝙩 𝙨𝙞𝙜𝙣𝙖𝙡𝙡𝙚𝙙 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙚𝙣𝙙 𝙤𝙛 𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙞𝙧 𝙝𝙞𝙜𝙝 𝙨𝙘𝙝𝙤𝙤𝙡 𝙘𝙖𝙧𝙚𝙚𝙧𝙨.
Headmaster Mr William Pringle extended a warm welcome to the Grade 12s, setting the tone for an evening filled with pride and reflection, after which guest speaker Mr Rhett Newton, Chairman of the OUA committee, seized the opportunity to share invaluable words of wisdom with the young learners. 𝘏𝘦 𝘦𝘮𝘱𝘩𝘢𝘴𝘪𝘻𝘦𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘪𝘮𝘱𝘰𝘳𝘵𝘢𝘯𝘤𝘦 𝘰𝘧 𝘶𝘱𝘩𝘰𝘭𝘥𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘴𝘤𝘩𝘰𝘰𝘭’𝘴 𝘮𝘰𝘳𝘢𝘭 𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘯𝘥𝘢𝘳𝘥𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘶𝘳𝘨𝘦𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘮 𝘵𝘰 𝘳𝘦𝘮𝘢𝘪𝘯 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘯𝘦𝘤𝘵𝘦𝘥 𝘵𝘰 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘪𝘳 𝘈𝘭𝘮𝘢 𝘔𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘳, 𝘢𝘭𝘸𝘢𝘺𝘴 𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘥𝘺 𝘵𝘰 𝘴𝘶𝘱𝘱𝘰𝘳𝘵 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘤𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘴𝘩 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘷𝘢𝘭𝘶𝘦𝘴 𝘪𝘯𝘴𝘵𝘪𝘭𝘭𝘦𝘥 𝘪𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘮 𝘥𝘶𝘳𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘪𝘳 𝘵𝘪𝘮𝘦 𝘢𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘜𝘯𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘚𝘤𝘩𝘰𝘰𝘭𝘴.
The memorable event came to a close with the Class of 2023 coming together to enjoy a delightful meal, fostering camaraderie and nostalgia among the matriculating learners.