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Alma Mater

All hail to thee Church College
As we are all assembled here
The fountain of our knowledge
Our Alma Mater Dear
The bonds remain unbroken
And now tomorrows dawn appears
The Truth that you have spoken
Will guide us through the years

C for the Church that will save us and
C for the College dear
N for the New things you gave us and
Z for the zeal that's there


Reluctantly, I went to CCNZ. I was a 6th form boarding student and stayed for 2 years. The best part about it was the people I met. I have good memories because of the people I met. I have no connection to the place otherwise.
They've started the demolition of it. I don't know what it's going to become, but rugby fields sounds like a fab idea.
Swap land + winter = great rugby turf.



I understand that people are protesting it's discontinuation, but you have to get back to what's more important.
The picture tells it all.

Farewell to thee Church College
Always in my heart sincere
The memories I take with me
I'll hold so close and dear
Look onward to forever
With hope and love and unity
And through the seasons changes
You'll live inside of me

Church College, Church College
Onto Eternity

Comments

Melissa said…
It had a good run and served it's purpose well. Four best friends came from that year for me. Totally worth the torture ;)

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