A performance of inspirational and fine music by violinist Jaime Jorge as part of Avondale Alumni’s Homecoming.
Pr André van Rensburg still feels the call to the local church. With almost 40 years of pastoral experience at 19 churches in two countries, the citation recipient for the 1977 honour year at Homecoming 2017 describes sharing the joys and heartaches of his church family as “the greatest honour.”
For the record, Graeme Harris is a mathematics teacher, “but I don’t want to be remembered as just a mathematics teacher.” The citation recipient for the 1987 honour year at Homecoming 2017 want to be remembered “as someone who loves mathematics, who has a sense of humour and who’s willing to help students see challenging concepts as understandable and relevant.”
It’s not just working in education that brings fulfilment to Professor Jeff Crocombe, the citation recipient for the 1997 honour year at Homecoming 2017, but working in countries where education can make such a difference to life.
A lack of realistic and relatable young adult fiction informed by Christian values motivated Trudy Adams to begin writing. The citation recipient of the 2007 honour year at Homecoming 2017 now has four published novels, with one about to become a movie.
A nonagenarian educator prompted by a younger colleague has returned for Homecoming at Avondale 75 years after his graduation from the college of higher education.