He made many contributions to the school community, including taking on major roles in music festivals.
“He was recently cast as a lead role in our upcoming production of The Tempest.”
The school conveyed thoughts and prayers to the youngster’s friends and his family, “especially his parents Dr Xanti Pupuma and Dr Noluthando Pupuma, his McKenzie House brothers and Hilton staff members who have worked closely with him.
“Your parents’ pride and joy. Humble, determined young man. I guess heaven couldn’t wait for you,” said one Facebook user.