Success stories

Find out what your fellow graduates have been up to by reading their success stories below.

Many children often find their dreams and start to excel well after school. This was no less true for Juan van Wyk whose inspiring journey to self-awareness, health and purpose led to him becoming a successful entrepreneur...
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Moving to a new country is difficult, especially when you have to adjust to a new school – and language. Through hard work, dedication and passionate teachers, Tamsin Thom passed matric and ultimately graduated at the top of her class...
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When hearing her extensive CV read out loud, Wilmé Steyn is often astounded by her own success. This humble woman attributes her strive to be extraordinary to the life lessons and opportunities received at Curro Heuwelkruin...
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Keep moving. Keep learning. Keep pushing. Never stop. This philosophy allowed Nicholas Christie to reinvent himself at several stages in his life, grow from one professional success to another, and recover from a horrific car accident.
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Finding your way in the world often involves learning through experience what you don’t want to be. This philosophy hit Craig Jordaan in high school and has had a continuous presence throughout his life...
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Though she makes dancing through life seem effortless and idyllic, Sara Greenwood knows that the sting of injury and rejection can be overcome only through perseverance and adjusting to circumstances...
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Trail-blazer, go-getter, high-flyer. These words best describe Layla, who has many ‘firsts’ notched on her belt. From Curro Hermanus's initial matric class to the captaincy of an otherwise male-dominated sport, she is taking the world by storm...
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A year travelling Europe sparked a passion in Stefan Garlicki that quickly became a professional career in downhill mountain biking. He attributes his work ethic and interpersonal skills to what he learned at Curro...
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Taking the road less travelled and paving her own way is how Andrea Hurter approached the world. The road to success, though filled with twists and heartache, was one she took with grace and dedication...
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International competitions and recording her own album are just two of the achievements that highlight Danté’s school career like spotlights on a stage. However, this humble woman only ever aimed to do her best...
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From small beginnings and hard work to four languages and international yachting, Inge Brenzel certainly has some interesting notches on her belt...
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Memories of Curro's small beginnings – like having class around Dr. Chris's dining room table – are uniquely woven into Yolandi Smit’s journey of life, which even brought her back to Curro as a teacher...
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A first-hand seat of how Curro laid its initial cornerstones and continuing the legacy of her father, is a fraction of what gives Liaan Ackerman’s journey a unique symmetry...
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Were it not for the enthusiasm and dedication of Jana van Niekerk's teachers, she never would have considered the career about which she is so passionate today...
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A love and talent for art furthered by his teachers, hard work and dedication, and valuable life lessons allowed Lourens Vosloo to build a career in on his creativity...
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In her wildest dreams, Lara van Rooyen couldn't have imagined that she would leave Curro Mossel Bay as the top academic achiever for IEB within the Curro group – with acceptance into Harvard University, no less...
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Achievements dot the CV of Johannes Slabbert like notes on a score, but if it weren't for his teachers at Curro teaching a tongue-tied kid how to sing, he would not have been where he is today...
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When high school head Boetie Ungerer decided – against all odds – to accept blind learner Bianca van Schoor at Curro Durbanville in July 2001, he could not foresee the difference it would make in her life.
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