Montfort School, Yercaud

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Montfort School, Yercaud, is a secondary school for boys and girls run by the Montfort Brothers of St. Gabriel in the town of Yercaud, near Salem in Tamil Nadu, India. The school motto is "Virtue and Labour".The FounderRev. Bro. Eugene Mary (Julien Marie Le Pevedic) was born on May 26, 1879 at Plescop de Grand champ, in the diocese of Vannes, in Brittany. He belonged to an excellent, intelligent and educated family. While in England, he underwent a sound training in the art of conversation. In December 1905, he sailed to India with Bro. Claudien and Bro. Louis D’Anjou. Bro. Denis met them there and accompanied them to Ooty where they arrived on 6 January. A new community was formed with Bro. Eugene Mary as Director.Bro. Eugene came to Montfort School, Yercaud in 1917 and for the remaining 30 years of his life, he lived in and about Montfort, perfecting the work he had begun, and returning to it frequently, even when higher responsibilities had been entrusted to him. Generations of young men, who have passed through Montfort and have acquired a new vision and a new courage to face life, have him to thank for it. His spirit is written on every stone and corner and the customs and traditions of the school were his creation.HistoryMontfort Anglo-Indian Higher Secondary School is a residential institution with a glorious history dating back to 1 June 1917. Initially, it was a European school founded during the First World War. Beginning with George Spitteler, the first student to be registered in Montfort on 1.6.1917, every Montfortian continues to build its glorious history. The period between 1936 and 1942 were the glorious years in the history of Montfort. It was during this period that the school chapel was built and consecrated.
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  • Well, it's not a tourist place, as already told here several times. Yes the gate does looks good. But that's the end of it. If you really have nowhere else to go, you can come here for 5 mins.  more »
  • Montfort School, Yercaud, is a secondary school for boys and girls (Co-ed) run by the Montfort Brothers of St. Gabriel in the town of Yercaud. Montfort Anglo-Indian Higher Secondary School is a reside...  more »
  • This is one of the most famous schools in TN built during English period & hence serves a tourist sport as well. We did not go inside the school and get a chance to see inside as it was a Sunday.  more »
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  • The brothers don't even know good English. During a function the school made even 3rd std students get involved in auction. There are lot of low class students too. The school is not like it was before 10-15 years ago.
  • It is best ...it is the best..I LOVE MONTFORT...It made me discover the hidden potential in me .. Teachers awesome... Friends cool
  • An centenary old worldwide well renowned educational institution.
  • Symbol of Yercaud is Montfort school My son studying 11th std , excellent education, very good food , extraordinary physical education, good leadership training 100 years school in Yercaud
  • Awesome school with great history....My both son's studying ......👍

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In the main town center of Yercaud, close to the lake, you'll find budget and upmarket hotels overlooking the water and offering additional facilities correlated to the price of the room. Look up the slopes that rise on each side of the lake, and you'll see a good number of private cottages to rent, offering commanding views of the abundant scenery. The different religious institutions in town also offer rooms to visitors for one-night or weekend stays.
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