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Prize Giving Day

celebrating achievement

prize giving

Towards the end of each year, the school celebrates individual and collective efforts and achievements gained by students through the school’s Prize Giving Day. Prizes are presented to those who have excelled as academics, sportswomen and artists. Prize Giving Day also recognises pupils who have projected positive personalities throughout the year and have contributed immensely to the development and image of the school. In addition to certificates being awarded to students who have excelled in different subjects, there are trophies of great honour, which are also given on the day and they are categorised into Academics, Culture, Sports and Special Trophies.

Academics

  • Aglietta Trophy for Art Achievement
  • Bean Trophy for Hardworking 4 Arts Student
  • Belinda Collins Trophy for Form 4 Sport and Study
  • Centenary Trophy for Form 4 Study at ‘O’ Level
  • Eileen Bailey Form 2 Sport and Study Trophy
  • Farai Mpofu Cup for the Best Business Studies Student of the Year
  • Gadzikwa Trophy for Business Studies
  • Golden Skillet Award for the Best Cook
  • Haller Cup for 6th Form Study
  • Harmson Junior Art Trophy
  • Humphries Cup for 6th Form Effort
  • Jinty Trophy for L6 Sport and Study
  • Kalan Shield for Diligent ‘A’ Level Student
  • Kiiri Trophy for U6 History
  • Marks Trophy for U6 Culture and Study
  • Matindike Trophy for Best Shona ‘O’ Level Results
  • McNally Trophy for U6 Sport and Study
  • Mother Patrick Trophy for the Best Student Fashion and Textiles
  • Muvingi and Mugadza Legal Practioners’ Book Prize for the Best ‘A’ Level Arts Student
  • Ngulube, Maka and Maka Trophy for Good Conduct
  • Paradza Trophy for Business
  • Perpetua Floating Trophy for Food and Nutrition
  • Robyn Makings Trophy for Effort in English Literature
  • The Cupertina Trophy for the Most House Points
  • Vicky Dealy Trophy for Form 3 Sport and Study

culture

  • Mackillican Trophy Impromptu Speech (English)
  • Mason Cup for the Improved English Public Speaker
  • Chimangah Cup for the Best Impromptu Speech (Shona)
  • Mortar & Pestle Trophy for Top ‘O’ Level Shona
  • Chido Munemo Shielf for Best Speaker in Debate
  • Lady Wellensky Cup (Best Actress)
  • Sister Georgina Cup for Speech and Drama
  • Legget Cup for Best Supporting Actress
  • Memorial Trophy for Jacqueline Chirikure for Performing Arts in Form Two
  • Osakanor Trophy for Music
  • Cultural Captain Award

sports

  • Koekemor Trophy for Most Improved Junior Swimmer
  • Nhamo Cup for Commitment, Loyalty and Dedication to Tennis
  • Meehan Trophy for Most Improved Tennis Player
  • Mapani Trophy for U/16 Tennis Champion
  • Debbie Jordan Trophy for Most Improved Basketball Player
  • Kanyenze Trophy for Most Dedicated Basketball Player
  • Soko Trophy for U/16 Basketball Endeavour
  • O’Connor Trophy for the Most Improved Squash Player
  • Lobb Trophy for Squash Champion
  • Karate Glover “Kata” Trophy
  • Hullets Fair Play Hockey Award
  • Samushonga Trophy for the Most Valuable Soccer Player
  • Mudzongo Trophy for the Most Dedicated Soccer Player
  • Miller Trophy for Sportswoman of the Year
  • Games Captain Award

SPECIAL AWARDS

  • Interhouse Trophies
  • The Patel Trophy for Courtesy
  • The Tuke Loyalty Trophy
  • The Mother Bertranda Cup for the Best All Round Student of the Year
  • The Blumeris Trophy for Significant Contribution to the Life of the School
  • Sister Gundula Trophy for Service
  • The Elaine Van Rensburg Memorial Trophy for the Form which Contributed the Most to the School and Community Spirit
  • Deputy Head Girl Award
  • Head Girl Award

Our Mission

The Dominican Convent, following a tradition that dates back to St Dominic, who desired the salvation of all people, is committed to the education and development of the whole person, spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, physically, morally and socially.

Our Vision

To be the leading multi-cultural Catholic Girls’ school in the region that offers a sound holistic education and a first-rate operational climate for pupils, staff and parents in an environmentally friendly atmosphere.