Prestigious Award for Bloemhof Principal
Ms Wilna van Heerden, principal of Bloemhof Girls’ High School in Stellenbosch, was honoured at the World Sustainability Awards held on Thursday, 4 April 2019 in Sandton, Johannesburg where she was the recipient of a South African Education Leadership Award.
The awards are presented by the Asian Confederation of Businesses and aims to acknowledge individuals and institutions who have surpassed several levels of its excellence and set an example of being a role model in exemplary leadership, according to World Sustainability founder and organiser, Dr R. L. Bhatia.
In Van Heerden’s acceptance speech she thanked the panel for acknowledging Education as an important sector, but said that she needs to share this honour with her staff and accepts it on their behalf.
“Without their attitude, knowledge and work ethic, I would not have been able to look as effective.”