Students and teachers reflect on passing of Nelson Mandela

Joyce Varma

South African president makes positive impact on MVHS campus.

Nelson Mandela passed away of a lung infection at the age of 95 on Thursday, Dec. 5 in his hometown of Johannesburg, South Africa. As the first black president of South Africa, Mandela was famous for his part in the reversal of the apartheid laws and fought against racism.

Here are what students and teachers had to say following his death.