The CBC Media Club held an exquisite dinner on the 25th of November to celebrate the official opening of the new Media Centre. It was also an opportunity to look back at the events of the year and acknowledge the young men of CBC together with their patrons who have contributed tirelessly to the success of the club. It was a joyful yet sad day for the club as the members bade farewell to one of their patrons, Mrs Kee Tui and to some senior boys who are leaving CBC to proceed to tertiary education.
CBC held a Leavers’ dinner on Friday evening. The event was attended by the leavers (Upper 6th ), their parents and staff members.
CBC Old boy Arthur Evans(2002 Headboy), who is a well accomplished and sought after Motivational speaker, Master of Ceremonies, entrepreneur, TV and Radio host, was guest of honour. Arthur was accompanied by his wife, Lorna Evans.
The CBC family was happy to welcome Brothers Richard Walsh and Peter Dowling who visited the school. The two Brothers are part of the Congregational Leadership team based in Rome and are touring Africa and will be proceeding to Zambia next week.
CBC U16 water polo team took part in a new U16 tournament at ST Johns High School. The U16s age group has never had a tournament and selection for their own age group before.
Eight junior teams from some of the most renowned schools in the country battled it out this Saturday in the U14 invitational tournament hosted by CBC. It was a well contested event and the boys left it all on the courts.
On Saturday the 29th of October Girls College successfully hosted the national water polo tournament for U14 and U15 girls at the CBC pool.
A large crowd of supporters flocked to CBC to be entertained by some of the top ranking and power houses in this discipline. The schools did display a formidable performance, which saw Chisipite College in the first position and securing the coveted trophy. Despite an excellent display of talent, the hosts, Girls College, unfortunately fell short and came third.
It was a great weekend of cricket as CBC hosted 11 schools in the U16 T20 tournament. The schools were: Goldridge, Petra, Westridge, Eaglesvale, Milton, Gifford, Plumtree Watershed, Marondera, Botswana select and Falcon.
CBC celebrated their 55th annual speech and prize giving in style this year as the stage was lit and beautifully decorated, all thanks to the dedicated and committed members of the SDC. The decorations served to depict the values upheld by the school. It was a splendid event to celebrate and crown the hardworking young men of CBC for their tireless efforts in academic, sport and cultural activities.
Congratulations to the CBC U17 waterpolo captain, Tayne Mitchell and Ocean Lacey who were selected for ZIm U17 waterpolo team which will travel to Durban in December.
“Ocean and I would like to thank our team mates for playing vigorously as a team even when the going was tough. We feel that our selection into the Zim squad is for the whole team and we will go to Durban and play for the U17 team and for the school and country.” Tayne Mitchell
It was surely “A Night under the Stars” for the senior students at CBC, a spectacular event organized by the Leavers Committee. The event would not have been a huge success if it wasn’t for the support of the SDC and Mrs. Edwards in conjunction with a team decorators led by designer Tammy Crawford who transformed the hall into a fantastic star lit extravaganza.
Friday, the 7th of October, marked a special day for the Scripture Union, which saw the induction for the 2017 Leadership board and the celebration of the outgoing board of 2016 at the CBC grotto.
The event featured former CBC student Mcupi Ndebele who was the guest speaker, visitors from the Scripture union offices, the ladies from Girls College and the young men from Milton High School. The guest speaker advised the young men about how they can face the impending difficulties that lie ahead with guidance of the Lord. He did dwell on the theme of purpose and destiny.