Grade 8A Learner of the Week – Abigail Clarke

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Abigail Eve Clarke, 14 years old

What is your tribe/mother tongue?

Afrkaans/Baster

What is your favourite thing about school?

Having to learn each day something new in class and getting to see my friends.

Who lives with you at your house? What are some of the chores you have to do at home?

I live with my mother, father and two brother. My chores are cleaning my room and washing the dishes.

What would you like people in America to know about your country, Namibia?

That we have a lot of kind people and we have a lot of tourist attractions.

What are some of your goals and dreams? What do you want to be when you grow up?

I am not sure yet but I want to study in South Africa one day and become an engineer.

What is your favourite thing about Namibia? What is your favorite thing about your culture/tribe?

I love Namibia because it is a peaceful place and we have a lot of culture and traditional dance.

Who is your hero and why?

My mother because she is very hardworking. I envy her.

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2 responses to “Grade 8A Learner of the Week – Abigail Clarke

  1. Meghan S

    Abigail, the world needs more female engineers! I have two sisters-in-law and they are both engineers; one is a civil engineer, and the other is a chemical engineer. With their hard work and dedication, they are achieving wonderful things, and I know you can too!

    – Meghan S, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

  2. Thank you so much for your motivating words. I appreciate it a lot. I will definitely try my best to achieve my goal.

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