Adrian Mung’andu International Boys’ College Opens
ON the auspicious afternoon of February 12, 2024, the Archdiocese of Lusaka unveiled its most cherished endeavor to date—the Adrian Mung’andu International Boys’ College.
Named after the revered second indigenous Archbishop of Lusaka, the institution stood as a testament to his legacy of educational reforms and dedication to the youth.
As the sun rose, casting its golden glow over the sprawling campus, excitement rippled through the air. The gates swung open, welcoming the eager footsteps of the first cohort of learners. They arrived with hearts brimming with anticipation, ready to embark on a journey of academic excellence and personal growth.
Among them were the early birds, those spirited souls who arrived with a fervent zeal to claim their place in history as the inaugural students of Adrian Mung’andu International Boys’ College. Their eyes sparkled with determination, mirroring the aspirations of countless others who dreamed of following in their footsteps.
“I feel excited being the first student, I don’t know what lies ahead of me but I know it is something great. The environment looks promising,” enthusiastic Chuma Jeffrey Mwelwa from Ndola said.
Parents, guardians, and well-wishers lined the entrance, their faces beaming with pride and hope. They had entrusted their most precious treasures into the hands of the Archdiocese, confident that this institution would not only nurture their intellect but also mold their character into pillars of society.
As the opening ceremony commenced, Archbishop Dr. Alick Banda graced the occasion, his presence imbuing the gathering with an aura of solemnity and reverence. He spoke passionately of the transformative power of education and the pivotal role that the new college would play in shaping the future leaders of Zambia.
Amidst the speeches and applause, there was a palpable sense of camaraderie and unity—a shared belief in the limitless potential of the young minds gathered before them. Each student stood as a testament to the unwavering spirit of determination and resilience that defined the human spirit.
As the day drew to a close and the students settled into their new surroundings, a sense of excitement lingered in the air. The halls echoed with laughter and chatter, the promise of academic excellence and personal growth weaving its way into the fabric of their collective consciousness.
And so, on February 12, 2024, a new chapter began in the annals of education in Lusaka—a chapter marked by hope, ambition, and the enduring legacy of Archbishop Adrian Mung’andu. As the doors of Adrian Mung’andu Boys International Boys College swung open to welcome its first cohort of learners, the future shimmered with endless possibilities, beckoning them forth on a journey of discovery and fulfillment.