‘Our prayers answered’

Xolisa Phillip

STRICT parents, self-belief and sacrifice of her social life have resulted in a super-bright schoolgirl achieving the seemingly impossible.

Masiphathisane High School matriculant Athini Majali, 17, became a township top achiever award winner by adhering to her working-class parents’ discipline, putting her social life on ice and spending hours with her books.

The aspiring journalist said a R50000 bursary she received from the Education Department had come at just the right time.


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