At the celebration of Paarl Boys’ High’s 2019 Founders’ Day marking the school’s 151th year of existence,
Mr Francois van Niekerk (matric 1957) was awarded the “Order of the Blue Blazer”, the greatest honour that
Paarl Boys’ High can bestow on an individual or group, for his exceptional business leadership. In 2018 he received the acclaimed award for Western Cape Businessman of the Year.
Foto: Derek Swart, Francois van Niekerk and Richard Visagie