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From the First Head Boy’s Desk

  • At the beginning

As we celebrate the 50th Founders Day, the First ever Grand Reunion of all Great Landers and the firm establishment of our Alumni Association, I feel highly honoured to write a brief account of my experience at MCSS, our dear Alma Mater in the early years.

I was one of those students who were given ‘late’ admission to the new school in January, 1969. I remember that Tuesday evening when I brought a note from my mentor and spiritual father, Rev. Fr. Joachim Coakley (SMA) (RIP), the then Secretary to the Founding Proprietor of the school – Rt Rev Dr. J K Aggey (RIP), the first Nigerian Archbishop of Lagos. I had lived with Baba Coakley for about 18 months before he gave me the note to the Founding Principal of MCSS – Rev Sister Kathleen O’Regan (OLA) who later was to be a “mother” to me. He took the note and

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