St. Paul’s High School Belagavi which was founded in 1856 now holds the World record for the largest school reunion in the world.
As many as 3638 past students and teachers gathered at the St.Paul’s school ground in Camp to create a history of sorts.
There were alumni from the batch of 1948 as well. It was a place for rejoicing and meeting old school friends.
The event was organised to mark the glorious accomplishment of the school completing 160 years, the alumni have set out to repay its alma-mater by setting a world record for the highest number of ex-students attending a school reunion.
This record was not been broken for the last 10 years even after several attempts by various other institutes around the world was at 3299.
3638 Ex-students (Paulites), old teachers and staff from the batch of 1943 to 2016 of St Paul’s school came together in past students alumni meet and set new Guinness world record of biggest re-union by breaking previous record of 3299 ex-students re-union held by Stadium school of Washington, USA in 2006.
The independent adjudicators of the events who were professional chartered accountants verified the number of alumni present.