A 5 year old boy cried on his first day to school, hoping his parents wouldn’t make him stay. That same boy, at 17, showed great reserve as he put on a brave face on his last day at school, wishing he wouldn’t have to leave. As Dickens so eloquently put,
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness..”
Schola Nova is more than a school. My time there was spent in the company of amazing faculty and mentors, as well as life-long friends. We learned, we laughed, we lived. Schola Nova will always be home.
(Baqir is currently in his final semester as a mechanical engineering undergraduate in NUST, Islamabad. With two months to graduate and his eyes on the horizon, he is ready to enter the professional world this coming June)