Meet Philile

Published on October 6th, 2011
Meet Philile

Full name: Philile Dumisa

Nickname: Lilly

Grade: 12

School: Hugenote Hoerskool

School subjects: English, Afrikaans, Accounting, Physical Science, Life Sciences, Mathematics

Favourite subjects: Life Science, Mathematics, Physics

Hobbies: Reading, singing, writing, shopping (mostly window shopping  )

Other interests: Everything. If it’s hip, new and awesome, it interests me.

If you were an animal, what would you be and why?

A Labrador dog, I’m a people’s person, very warm and I love making people happy.

If you could have any superpower, what would it be and why?


Invisibility, I’d like to see how people react when no one is looking.

What careers are you interested in, and why?

Pathology – I have a very biological mind and somehow the study of disease seems to be the most interesting thing in the world.

Forensic science – it’s a mixture of science and crime…love it!

Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

As a medical doctor,, having done something great. I’m not sure what it is yet, but I will be great.

Who inspires you/ who is your role model?

Christopher Gardner – he believed in a dream and never gave up. That’s something that we will all need to learn. He has the classic ‘from humble beginnings’ story and he made it great. He inspires me to be someone better.

What’s your motto?

It doesn’t hurt to try, so go big or go home