Ratie is My Star 2024 winner

My Star 2024 winner Ratie
My Star 2024 winner Ratie

Beatrice Kgoboeng, 22, is P100, 000 richer after being crowned My Star 2024 winner recently, proving to be the fairest vocal singer amongst this year’s contestants.

The Molepolole native also won herself a scholarship. Kgoboeng, who is also known as Ratie, taken from her middle name Oratile, told Arts&Culture that despite her talent, she had never thought of winning the My Star competition in her lifetime. “I never thought I would win the My Star competition.

It can only be by the Grace of God and I am really lost for words to explain just how honoured I am to hold such a prestigious title. The prize money I won and the scholarship will really be of great help and will improve the lives of people around me. I really love children with special needs and as a PTA secretary at Ledumang Primary School Special Education Department, I would love to help them out a little in the future,” she said.

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