Year 12 student Prudence Brosnan is enthusiastic to lead the boarding house this year at Brisbane’s St Margaret’s Anglican Girls School, saying she is honoured to be selected as one of the two 2018 boarding captains.

Prudence, who resides with 170 students from all over Queensland, Australia and the world in the beautiful, safe and secure enclave in Brisbane’s inner north, said, “There is a wonderful sense of belonging in the St Margaret’s boarding community; a place that I have called home for the last five years.

“Living in such a culturally diverse environment truly has enriched my global thinking and outlook,” she said.

A Thallon local, Prudence has been fully immersed in the school community and opportunities to broaden her horizons.

She swims, plays touch football and is most passionate about rowing.

“Being a member of the St Margaret’s rowing shed is like being a member of a close family. Rowing is a sport that has really challenged me mentally and physically,” she said.

Other experiences such as her involvement in service projects have given Prudence an appreciation of helping others and assisted in developing her leadership skills, whilst a recent Antipodeans tour to Peru allowed her to experience the life and culture of another country, contributing to the expansion of her global outlook.

As Boarding Captain and also Prefect, Prudence hopes to encourage students to harness the many and varied global experiences and learning a St Margaret’s education can offer.

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