Golden Key South Africa is proud to announce Ryan Meintjes as the 2009 Student Leader of the Year.
Ryan is currently a BCom Honours in Economics student and is completing his 4th year LLB Degree. Ryan was also named the 2008 Sasol Golden key Award winner in the Law category. Under his leadership, where he is currently serving his second consecutive year as president at the North-West University chapter they had the most successful membership drive for 2009 and they also represented South Africa at the 2009 International conference at Orlando, Florida by claiming first place for the CitiZenShip Showcase. In his spare time Ryan enjoys participating in debating tournaments at the university.
He also partakes in various Law related outreach programs. He is the founder and chairperson of the Nutrisport Charity Organisation which aims to enhance longevity, healthy living and a well balanced life amongst disadvantaged communities. This organization also has members reaching out in England. Ryan is an ambitious young man who takes great pride in his work, he is also dedicated and passionate about what he does. He truly deserves this award.