SHILLONG, Feb 3: The alumni of St Edmund’s School are expecting more than 800 past students from around the world to attend the three day grand reunion which will kick start from February 11. The reunion is part of the centery celebrations.
The strength of the St Edmund’s School alumni is estimated to be around 10,000, spread across various continents. George Richmond Marbaniang, president of the St. Edmund’s Past Pupil Association (SEPPA) Shillong Chapter, said, “The preparations for the three day event are in full swing and we are expecting a huge turnout of past pupils from all over the world and we look forward to have a meaningful celebration.”
He said the celebrations will also be attended by two Irish Christian brothers Maurice Finn and Brendan Maccarthaigh.
As part of the celebrations SEPPA will also be distributing gifts to abandoned orphaned and poor children of Mercy Home at Demthring, Shillong.
He expressed his gratitude towards the brothers and founders of the educatiol institution who came down to Shillong in 1912 and later started the institution in 1916.
SEPPA has Chapters across the country including, Assam, Delhi, Bangalore, Mizoram, galand, Kolkata and even in Bangladesh.