SUNLAND celebrities had some words of wisdom for the matric Class of 2016.

Queen of gospel Rebecca Malope 

said everyone who was in matric should carry on working on their education.

“The fact they reached matric shows they did their best and they must carry on whether they passed or failed,” she said.

Actress and former Miss Teen SA Celeste Khumalo

 “Matric is only the first step. Life is not easy after matric, so they must keep pushing for their dreams.”

She said those who did not pass must not see it as the end of the world.

“There are many programmes that can help them become repeat matriculants,” she said.

Singer Candy “Tsa Mandebele” Mokwena 

“Focus on making your dreams a reality and work hard towards that. If you did not pass, sit down and reflect on where you went wrong and work on fixing it when you repeat matric.”

Rapper Gigi Lamayne 

“I encourage matriculants to work towards their dreams and making life better for all in the country,” said Lamayne who holds a degree in media studies.

Actor and comedian Siya- bonga Radebe

“If you don’t make it, pick yourself up and try again,” he said.

DJ Shimza 

a “To those who made it, I say, nice one! Carry on with schooling so that you can land your dream job.”