GUY ELAD matriculated from Crawford College with 7 distinctions in spite of being diagnosed with attention deficit disorder at the age of five, spending over half his school career outside a mainstream school. He obtained 100% for Maths, over 90% in Advanced Maths, Physical Science, Life Orientation and Accountancy and over 80% in geography and IT.
He was initially placed at Crossroads School, which caters for bright children who have a learning challenge, where he remained for seven years. He then attended high school at Crawford College. He received full academic colours in grade 10 and 11 and was given awards for Geography, Maths and Advanced Maths in grade 12.
Guy says he lives by three mantras: If you can dream it, you can do it; do not give up and always try harder; and your success is your greatest asset.
Guy has been accepted to study actuarial science.