Alumni


We always appreciate our alumni visiting.

An average, we produce about 15 matrics every year and we love to hear about their successes.

Gemma Persello

Matriculated:  2017

Currently studying B.Com in marketing

How did/does Knysna Montessori play a role in your life?

“Wow I think only after I left Montessori that I realised how amazing my experience was.  I learnt so many skill that I know I will carry with me in the future.  I really do miss having such a good relationship with my peers and teachers.”

Seqel Agenbacht

Matriculated:  2012

Part-time Veterinary Administrator and a full time mother

How did/does Knysna Montessori play a role in your life?

“Currently, KMS still plays a huge role in my life as my son is the very first student of 2nd generation KMS students.  He is being molded in ways I could’ve never imagined had it not been for my background as a Montessori-education recipient”

Desire Pretorius

Matriculated:  2015

Technical Manager for a production company.

How did/does Knysna Montessori play a role in your life?

“Taught me many of my life skills, like workings with money and all sorts of different people.  Being independent and doing things for myself.”

Azukiwe Seti

Matriculated:  2017

3rd Year Bachelor of Arts Fashion Design student

How did/does Knysna Montessori play a role in your life?

“KMS defined my life; it shaped and molded me into a confident and independent being who is stern in her choices.  I have so many values instilled from KMS that I still carry with me and will forever live by.  KMS prepared me for life and I could not be more grateful.”

Alisio Batinti

Matriculated:  2015

Data Engineer

How did/does Knysna Montessori play a role in y our life?

“When I started at KMS I was awkward, had no social skills, was physically unhealthy and urging to gain acceptance.  I soon found myself gaining acceptance from many Montessorians. My social skills started developing and my passions were encouraged.  Becoming Head Boy and learning how to apply myself to achieve the goals I had set in place was the final preparation I needed for life.”

Darren Johnston

Matriculated:  2008

Food and Beverage Manager at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston

How did/does Knysna Montessori play a role in your life?

“High School was a great stepping stone towards my life goals.  Since then I have both my Bachelors and Masters, and every educational establishment has guided me on my current path”

Roan Song

Matriculated:  2012

Software Developer at SPAN Digital

How did/does Knysna Montessori play a role in your life?

“I went through the full KMS experience – from pre-school to matric.  it helped form me into who I am today, and taught me many things that I use every day.”

Paul Twekye

Matriculated:  2014

Insurance Broker

How did/does Knysna Montessori play a role in your life?

“Occupations is probably the cornerstone of what made KMS so special.  Also Dinnie’s music classes on Fridays were a blessing.  These two things prepared me for life.”

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