Abner, a Grade 11 Highlands North Boys learner and an AEC shining star, has just been awarded an honours blazer – a significant achievement. Abner was commended for his tireless work for Interact – a Highlands North Boys food garden initiative. He has shown his leadership in using innovative gardening methods, such as mulching and alternative water collection, to grow the best crop yield in five years, despite the drought. He is also an outstanding rugby player and an excellent academic.