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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  • MOst impressive structure and large playgrounds definitely impress any visitor in this area. Not sure if it is open for general public to see  more »
  • This is one of the best school around salem, normally to get place here is very tough!! but once you get you kids are lucky to study here .!!  more »
  • I had heard a lot of good things about this institution before visiting the place. The entrance gate looks gorgeous. We were allowed to enter the campus as no classes were going on. It is a huge facil...  more »
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  • Nowadays no visitors are allowed to see the school. You can see the school from outside. Montfort School was established in 1917 in Yercaud by the untiring effort of Bro.Denis. The school was named after the founder of the Order of St.Gabriel. St.Louis Marie Grignoin de Montfort. Its vast campus with attractive buildings, spacious play grounds, well planned and beautiful gardens, and a swimming pool which is the envy of all the schools in the South.
  • Schoolwith great location & long history behind it. Cool & quiet place.
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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
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