Maritzburg College

2017-03-29 06:02
Luke Verwey (left) broke the U17 100m freestyle record of 49,0 with a time of 47,9. He then went on to break the U17 50m butterfly record of 24,9 previously held by Darian Townsend (2001) in a time of 23,9. Chris van Heerden (right) broke the U15 50m breaststroke record of 29,8 in a time of 28,8. He also broke the U15 50m butterfly record of 25,9 in 25,5.PHOTO: supplied

Luke Verwey (left) broke the U17 100m freestyle record of 49,0 with a time of 47,9. He then went on to break the U17 50m butterfly record of 24,9 previously held by Darian Townsend (2001) in a time of 23,9. Chris van Heerden (right) broke the U15 50m breaststroke record of 29,8 in a time of 28,8. He also broke the U15 50m butterfly record of 25,9 in 25,5.PHOTO: supplied

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THURSDAY, 2 March marked the 154th birthday of Maritzburg College, the oldest boys’ school in KZN. While for some boys and teachers who pass through its doors it remains a mere school, to so many others - in many cases now dotted around the world - it remains a source of great pride, a fount of lasting friendships, loyalties and memories, an enduring symbol of excellence, and a lifelong inspiration.

To so many, it is no mere school.

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