VB : 1963

Video Broadcast : #120
December 9, 2020

Matriculation in 1963

  • Dr. Khin Maung U (SPHS) : First in Burma
    MD and several Fellowships
    Multiple Luyechun from IM(1)
    Medical Researcher
    Retired from FDA in the USA
  • Dr. Min Oo (SPHS) : Second
    Luyechun : as student and later as staff
    Two doctorates in Mathematics from Germany
    Retired from McMasters University in Canada
  • Dr. Myo San (Freddie Ba San, GBNF) : Third
    Took early retirement as a Surgeon
  • Dr. Nyunt Wai (Victor) : 4th
    Professor of Physiology at IM
    Also taught in Malaysia
  • Dr. Thein Wai : 5th
    Moved to USA
  • Hla Min (EC69): 7th
    First in Science Option for I.Sc.(A)
    Taught at UCC, DCS and ICST
  • Dr. Aung Kyaw Zaw (Johnny Maung Maung) : 9th
    Retired Army Doctor / Specialist
  • Maung Maung Kyi : 11th
    Primary degree in Chemical Engineering and M.Sc. in Pulp and Paper from Dresden, Germany
    Also known as Dip. Ing
  • Aung Thu Yein (Brownie Way, EC69, GBNF) : 13th
    Electrical Communications
    Worked for MOC and Schlumberger
  • Dr. Khin Maung Zaw (Frank Gale) : 17th
    Retired after practicing Medicine in UK

SPHS had

  • Five in the Top Five
  • Seven in the Top Ten
  • Ten in the Top Twenty
  • One studied Mathematics
  • Three studied Engineering and/or Computer Science
  • Six studied Medicine
  • Two (Myo San and Aung Thu Yein) are GBNF

Other top students include

  • Kenny Wong (MEHS) : 6th
  • Dr. Winnie Aung (Branch Convent) : 8th
  • Dr. Khin Tun (St. John’s Dio) : 12th

RUBC in 1963

SPHS crew

  • Senior Novices Runner Up in RUBC Monsoon Regatta of 1963
  • Awarded Full Green
  • 40th Anniversary Regatta was cancelled citing Security
  • Dinner held at hotel in Kandawgyi / Royal Lake

Long Closure of Schools

  • Attended last ever I.Sc(A) class at Leik Khone in 1963
  • Higher authorities did not appreciate the magazines, pamphlets and posters commemorating the Anniversary of 7th July
  • All classes (with the exception of Medicine and Engineering) were closed.
  • Due to policy changes, we lost at least 1.5 years of our lives :
    Taking the 10th Standard Examination
    Closure of schools before another new Education System

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