- Category: News
- Published on 01 February 2017
20th Death Anniversary of the founding Principal Cadet College Hasanabdal, first of its kind, was observed today. The purpose of this gathering was to pay homage to an 'institute in himself', who cahnged the meaning of education for the Sub-Continent. Catchpoleans were invited to join hands and pay tribute to their mentor. His students from RIMC(Rashtaria Indian Military College Dehra Dun India, then Royal Indian Military College), Cadet College Hasanabdal, PAF College Sargodha, Abbotabad Public School Abbotabad attended the function.
It was presided by 'Father of Pakistan Air Force' and a Rimcolian Air Marshal (R) Asghar Khan. Dignitaries like Muhammad Saeed Mehdi, Air Marshl(R) Abbas Khattak, Major (R) Nadir Pervez, and a lot many more came to share and cherish the memories of Mr. Hugh Catchpole. Current students of PAF College Sargodha, Abbotabad Public School and Cadet College Hasanabdal also attended the function.
After Guard of Honour, wreaths were laid and Reverent Ammenual Lorraine led the prayers. Catchpoleans expressed sweet memories of their mentor. In the end all had a group photograph and dispersed after lunch. We hope to keep this tradition going.