Russell girls receive exciting surprise visit from old girl Margaret Hirsch.
Recently Margaret Hirsch , Russell Girls High school old girl, award winning business woman and co-founder and COO of Hirsch’s Home stores, went through to Russell Girls High to hand over the bursary’s for outstanding academics that she had chosen to give out to two lucky students for the year.
On her previous visit she asked each of the girls to write an essay reflecting on their life as a 90 year old woman “the best way to create success is to picture yourself as a 90 year old women and picturing the life you made for yourself” said Margaret. There were many amazing essays but three shone out third prize of R1000 was awarded to Ziyanda Mavimbela , second prize of R2000 to Noluthando Nene , and first prize of R5000 to Dina dos Santos. Margaret also gave the girls easy tips on how to create their own vision boards to imagine the success that they want to achieve. All of the students left feeling highly motivated just in time for exams said PRO Lindsay Starkey.