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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  • October 1, 2017
    This school campus is worth a visit. Open from 10 to 12 and 2 to 4pm only. Huge grounds to walk. Cars not allowed inside the gates.  more »
  • September 30, 2017
    There is a beautiful chapel located within the school,which has been constructed using stones,featuring one of the best examples of Franco-Indian architecture.In addition,there are three symmetrical g...  more »
  • September 21, 2017
    This is a famous public school established by British missionaries over 100 years ago. It is an elitist school. I saw it only from the outside (the facade is impressive) but I think you need special p...  more »
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  • July 7, 2017
    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
  • June 27, 2017
    Awesome school with great history....My both son's studying ......👍
  • June 13, 2017
    Famous boarding school. Many big shots studied in this school.
  • May 7, 2017
    One of the best school in Salem and yercaud...
  • February 21, 2017
    A school with a great history behind it, that too at such awesome place

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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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