Marist Comprehensive Academy, Uturu

Welcome to Marist Comprehensive Academy

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Science Laboratory
Chemistry
Science Laboratory
Biology and Agricultural Science
School Grotto
School Environment
Friday Morning Assembly
Statue of St. Marcellin Champagnat

The founder of the Marist Brothers

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History

History

The Marist Brothers of the schools is an institute of consecrated life founded in 1817 by St. Marcellin Champagnat (1789-1840) in France Marcellin was ordained a Catholic Priest in 1816. Soon after his ordination, he embarked on realization of his dreams as a seminarian which included organizing a group of Brothers to catechize and teach the poor as well as dispirited youths. On January 2, 1817, the institute called Marist Brothers was founded with just two candidates recruited.

The primary mission of the Marist Brothers is the Christian education of young people for the knowledge of God, culture and self-discovery, while living authentic Christian loves for the benefit of the homes and society at large.

The institute of the Marist Brothers began its mission in Nigeria in 1949 with the invitation of the Brothers by Bishop Whelam of Owerri Archdiocese. The initial mandate of the Marist Brothers in Nigeria was the taking over of the management of the two existing Catholic Schools, namely; Bishop Shannahan College (B.S.C), Orlu, in the present Imo State and College of Immaculate Conception (C.I.C), Enugu.

The diverse nature of the school in terms of students’ culture, race, religion and social status provides a functional ingredient for national/cultural integration of our people.

Here, there is no class distinction among students as same rules apply to all while, they are trained to live as one united family with each being his/her brother’s keeper.

Apart from academic, M.C.A. is endowed with amazing variety of activities that make life a lot more exciting for the students than the usual. It has among others, a Football and Basketball teams of distinctions. With cultural and inter-house sports events, there is never a dull moment in blending academic training and discipline with morals and socio-cultural integrations.]

The new Ultra-modern female hostel is a unique selling point of this institution. It is equipped with modern living facilities. A new male hostel of similar standard is in the making

Computer/ICT laboratory equipped with state of the art hardware is seated on the first floor of the academic block, providing training and access to the outside world. Here, students are prepared for future challenges by well-trained instructors in information and communications technology.

Ultra-modern Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science laboratories are installed to facilitate, motive and induce passion for learning by students.

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Marist Comprehensive Academy, Uturu.
Abia State, Nigeria
Postal: PMB 1920 Achara, Uturu, Abia State
Phone: 09097179543, 07060635680, 08037661554, 08084323665
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