16@16 Kristen McGregor
Bianca speaks to Kristen McGregor on the 16@16 feature
#16@16: Grade 11 learner Gabriel Amato
Today we’re speaking to Gabriel Amato. He is a Grade 11 learner at UCT Online High School and he’s also a talented soccer player with a promising future in the sport.
#16@16: On the Couch: Podcaster Ben Hendrikse
Guest: Ben Hendrikse | A 16-year-old who recently started his own podcast series, aimed at fellow teens and young adults. It’s called “Graded” and it’s focused on the concept of success, how to reach it, and how it means different things to different people.
#16@16: In conversation with Kelsea Fletcher
We meet another interesting 16-year-old who’s already a published photographer and is also involved in her school’s hunger relief programme. Her name is Kelsea Fletcher.
On the Couch: 16@16 Lifeguard Jessica Allott
Jessica Allot is a junior lifeguard at the Big Bay Surf Lifesaving Club. She’s not just a courageous water baby though – Jess is also a talented writer who recently won her age category at the Kingsmead Book Fair.
#16@16: Sebastian van Niekerk
Today's 16-year-old is Sebastian van Niekerk, a grade 10 learner at Parelvallei High School in Somerset West.
On the couch: 16@16 Zeitz Youth Day
Today's 16-year-old is mad about art. Her name is Ilene Janse van Rensburg and she’s a member of the MOCAA Art Club, which is a programme run by the Zeitz MOCAA museum to bring together young Capetonians from diverse backgrounds, who share a love of talking and making art. Pippa also speaks to Tali…
16 @ 16: Inge Botha of DF Malan High School in Bellville
Inge Botha is one of the young musicians who will have the privilege of taking part in collaborating with the Boston Youth Orchestra as they visit South Africa.
On the Couch: 16@16 pianist Mike Wang
Michael Wang is a Grade 11 learner from Paarl Boys High School. He’s an award-winning pianist and last year he won first prize in the National Youth Music Competition.
16@16 and Sisanda Fundaytion
Today's 16-year-old is Aliyah Linko. She is a play ambassador for a non-profit organisation called the Sisanda Fundaytion. We speak to Aliyah and Nicky Seymour, the director, and co-founder of the organisation.