A world of golden opportunities unlocked
Kayla Hobson, an alumnus of Union High School, was recently invited to join the Golden Key Honours Society. She received her certificate and badge on Thursday, 23 May, at a special ceremony held at NMU.
Kayla, who is the daughter of Daleen and Old Unionite Beaver Hobson, matriculated from UHS in 2016 where she served as Deputy Headgirl in her matric year and excelled in tennis, hockey and swimming.
After matriculating, she spent 2017 at Salisbury Cathedral School in the UK as a GAP student, where after she commenced with her studies at the Nelson Mandela University (NMU).
She is currently in her second year of studies towards a BHms (Bachelor of Human Movement Science) degree.
[Human Movement Science is the study of how people move in different contexts and of the factors related to the analysis, improvement and recovery of physical activity. The focus is on issues encountered in physical activity in every-day life, related to work and free time, as well as recreational and top-level sports.]
Upon completion of her third year, Kayla plans on specialising in Sports Science, a study field which encompasses aspects such as helping athletes increase their skill levels, avoid injury and reach peak performance
• Golden Key is the world’s largest collegiate honour society and is based on academic achievement.
Membership into the Society is by invitation only and applies to the top 15 percent of college and university sophomores, juniors and seniors, as well as top-performing graduate students in all fields of study.
Well done Kayla!