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SPHS : Matriculation

For archive (Updated on February 26, 2019)

SPHS (St. Paul’s High School) used to display a “Roll of Honor”. It mainly lists those who finish in the top three positions in the Matriculation examination. It sometimes lists a “block” (1st to 4th in 1959, 1st to 5th in 1963). After nationalization, the Roll of Honor went missing. It was recovered by U Soe Tin (Taw Win Hnin Si / Royal Rose Restaurant).

1951
George Chapman (1st)

1952
Dr. Nyunt Tin (1st)

1954

Koon Yin Chu (A60)

1956
Dr. Than Myint (Harry Wang) Joint 3rd
U Soe Paing 13th

1958
Dr. Soe Win (Chemistry) 1st
Robert Sein (Physics) 2nd

1959
Dr. Frankie Ohn (Hla Tin Ngwe, Physics) 1st
2nd, 3rd and 4th from SPHS

1960
Dr. Thane Oke Kyaw Myint 6th

1961
Dr. Kyaw Win (Robin Ban) 2nd

1963
Dr. Khin Maung Oo 1st
Dr. Min Oo (Mathematics) 2nd
Dr. Myo San (Freddie, GBNF) 3rd
Dr. Nyunt Wai (Victor) 4th
Dr. Thein Wai 5th
Hla Min (EC69) 7th
Dr. Aung Kyaw Zaw (Johnny Maung Maung) 9th
Maung Maung Kyi (Dip Ing) 11th
Aung Thu Yein (Brownie Way, EC69, GBNF) 13th
Dr. Khin Maung Zaw (Frank Gale) 17th

1964
Dr. Min Lwin (Maurice Hla Kyi) 2nd

1965
Bernard Khaw 1st

Notes :

George Chapman is the son of Saya Chapman, who published English notes for use by high school students.

Dr. Nyunt Tin is the son of Sithu U Tin (President, RUBC) and the brother of U Han Tin (Past Captain and Gold, RUBC).

Dr. Myo Tint (Past Captain and Gold, RUBC), younger brother of Saya U Tin U (Past Captain and Gold, RUBC) and Saya U Ba Than, stood 3rd from TTC Practicing School.

Koon Yin Chu (Philip) stood first in A60.

In 1956, St. Peter’s High School (Mandalay) scored 1st, 2nd and Joint 3rd.

Dr. Soe Win, son of Saya Sein and nephew of Saya Kyaw Sein, served as Rector of UFL.

Robert Sein’s sister Wendy is the spouse of Dr. Thein Htut (RUBC Gold).

Dr. Frankie Ohn is the brother of Dr. Tin Wa (Past Captain and Gold, RUBC).

Dr. Thane Oke Kyaw Myint missed the top position by 5 marks. The Brothers were not delighted even though many won scholarship.

Dr. Kyaw Win (Robin) rowed for IM(1) with Lawrence Tims (son of Saya Tims).

Dr. Khin Maung U retired from FDA. Dr. Min Oo taught in Germany, Canada and US. Kenny Wong (MEHS, M69) stood 6th. Since I was 7th, my name was not recorded in the Honor Roll.

Dr. Min Lwin lost to Dr. Cherry Hlaing.

Bernard Khaw scored 80+ in English. Sadly, he could not apply for professional courses in Burma. It was a brain drain.

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