Shillong: The Golden Jubilee of the Cherra Bosconian Union (CBU) which is the Union of the Alumni of the St. John Bosco Boys’ Hr. Sec. School, Sohra, ended with a closing ceremony on the 5th of November, 2019. The conclusion was announced by the Chief Guest, Bah Cavin M. Mylliemngap, MLA Sohra Constituency in the presence of alumni and current pupils.
The flag hoisting ceremony was held on the 14th of October 2018 by Rev. Fr. Paul Vadakumpadan SDB, Professor Sacred Heart Theological College, Mawlai.
The ‘Cherra Bosconian Union’ (CBU) was formed on the 6th of October, 1968. Late Babu George L. Chyne, the then Asst Headmaster was the architect of the Union. The Jubilee celebration became a time of reflection and self-evaluation. The CBU has contributed greatly in uniting the alumni and providing guidance in various ways through the different programmes conducted from time to time.
The Union has also reached out to the society with special reference to conserving and promoting the cultural heritage of the Khasi nation.