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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 the 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.[1]

Colegio del Verbo Divino
Address
Av.Pdte.Errázuriz 4055
Santiago
Metropolitan
Chile, Las Condes
Information
Religious affiliation(s) Catholic
Founded 1950
Founder Congregación del Verbo Divino
Head of school R. P. Armando Schnydrig
Website

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.[2] Many affluent Chileans, including politicians, economists, businessmen, entrepreneurs, scientists, artists, and sportsmen, have passed through its doors, including former president Sebastián Piñera.[3]

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  1. ^ Author unknown (date unknown). Colegio Del Verbo Divino. TodoEscuelas.com. Retrieved from http://todoescuelas.com/chile/santiago/colegio-del-verbo-divino/445.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Author unknown (2007-04-23). Sebastián Piñera inaugura año académico en la Universidad Iberoamericana de Ciencias y Tecnología. Retrieved from "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-02-07. Retrieved 2010-01-13..

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