Product Design pupil Tatenda Marwa’s portrait of Vice-Chancellor, Prof Chris Nhlapo, earned him the primary prize within the School of Informatics and Design’s (FID) first-ever Dean’s Drawing Award.
The winners of the competitors had been introduced at a particular handover ceremony, held shortly after Father’s Day, the place the portraits had been handed over to the Vice-Chancellor as a token of appreciation from the School.
The competitors attracted 35 entrants and college students had been required to create a portrait of the Vice-Chancellor.
Dean of the School, Prof Tembisa Ngqondi mentioned the scholars had been supplied with an image of the Vice-Chancellor, in addition to the fabric wanted to finish the portrait.
The occasion was saved a secret to the Vice-Chancellor, who mentioned he appreciated the gesture.
“Thanks a lot for this. I’m actually humbled,” he mentioned.
The runners-up had been Mahle Noyo (second) and Mukelwa Sishi (third).
The three profitable college students obtained vouchers.
Tatenda mentioned he was shocked that he had gained. “I’m glad that I put within the effort and really completely satisfied that I gained.”