ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST
Patron of St. John’s Educational Institutions is St. John the Evangelist. He is the youngest, most intelligent and the most beloved disciple of Jesus Christ. He is the author of the fourth gospel in the Bible. He is symbolized by an Eagle.
Every member of St. John’s Educational Institution is called a ‘Johannine’
The Meaning of the Emblem
EAGLES ARE WISE: Eagles have been noted as symbols of strength, proud independence, bravery, and courage. They are careful to evade danger. They go higher and higher so that no one can reach them easily.
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EAGLE’S WINGS: Eagles have long, broad wings and tails, they easily support their weight when ﬂying. They can ever glide long distances by holding their wings out stiﬄy, catching the air current and updrafts, enabling them to soar high into the sky, far higher than other birds. An eagle, swooping down at a speed of better than 100 miles an hour breaks with such stunning skill, spreading wings and tail in an Ariel skid stop, that it comes to a dead halt in the space of 20 ft.
EAGLE’S EYES: The Eagle’s eye is among the strongest in the animal kingdom, with eyesight estimated at 4 to 8 times stronger than that of the average human. An eagle is said to be able to spot a rabbit 2 miles (3.2 KM) away. Although an eagle may only weigh 10 pounds (4.5 Kg), its eyes are roughly the same size as those of human. The Eagle is noted for its great vision.
EAGLE’S FLYING CAPACITY: Eagles can reach great heights when ﬂying, They can climb up to 3000 meters in the air.