Colegio del Verbo Divino
|Colegio del Verbo Divino|
Las Condes, Chile
|Founder||Congregación del Verbo Divino|
|Head of school||R. P. Armando Schnydrig|
Colegio del Verbo Divino ("College of the Divine Word" in Spanish) is an institution of learning in Chile catering to grades from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade (cuarto medio). It was founded in 1950 by the Congregación del Verbo Divino ("Congregation of the Divine Word"), which continues administration of the school to present-day. The organization and school's mission is that of forming leaders of the Catholic viewpoint, who will work to contribute social justice and solidarity.
The all-boys school is one of the most exclusive and upper-class catholic schools in Santiago; located in the neighbourhood of El Golf within the municipality of Las Condes. The school is recognized for its academic excellence and competitive sports teams, such as track and field and soccer. Many affluent Chileans, including politicians, economists, businessmen, entrepreneurs, scientists, artists, and sportsmen, have passed through its doors, including former president Sebastián Piñera.
- Author unknown (date unknown). Colegio Del Verbo Divino. TodoEscuelas.com. Retrieved from http://todoescuelas.com/chile/santiago/colegio-del-verbo-divino/445.
- Author unknown (2008-04-22). Villa María y Verbo Divino escriben sus propias historias. Retrieved from http://www.latercera.cl/contenido/90_6189_9.shtml.
- Author unknown (2007-04-23). Sebastián Piñera inaugura año académico en la Universidad Iberoamericana de Ciencias y Tecnología. Retrieved from http://www.universia.cl/portada/actualidad/noticia_actualidad.jsp?noticia=120078.
- Official site (in Spanish)