Hla Min

De La Salle Brothers

De La Salle Schools in Burma

  • St. Patrick’s High School (Moulmein)
  • St. Paul’s High School (Rangoon)
  • St. Peter’s High School (Mandalay)
  • St. Albert’s High School (Maymyo)
  • St. Columban’s High School (Bhamo)
  • St. Joseph’s High School (Loikaw)
  • De La Salle School (Twante)

St. Paul’s High School

St. Paul’s celebrated its Centennial during our school days and the Sesquicentennial a few years back.

St. Paul’s High School used to have an Honor Roll. It disappeared after the nationalization. It was recovered by U Soe Nyunt (Taw Win Hnin Si).

Top Matriculates from SPHS include

  • George Chapman (1st in 1952)
  • Dr. Nyunt Tin (GBNF, first in 1952)
  • U Than Win (4th in 1953?)
  • Koon Yin Chu (Phillip Chu, 1st in 1954)
  • Dr. Harry Wang (Dr. Than Myint, Joint-3rd in 1956)
  • Dr. Soe Win (1st in 1958)
    Robert Sein (2nd in 1958)
  • Dr. Frankie Ohn (1st in 1959)
    Dr. Shewan Lee (2nd in 1959)
    Dr. Than Nwe Aung (3rd in 1959)
    Rocky (Joint 4th in 1959)
  • Dr. Thane Oke Kyaw Myint (6th in 1960)
  • Dr. Robin Ban (2nd in 1961)
  • Dr, Khin Maung U (1st in 1963)
    Dr. Min Oo (2nd in 1963)
    Dr. Myo San (3rd in 1963)
    Dr. Nyunt Wai (4th in 1963)
    Dr. Thein Wai (5th in 1963)
    U Hla Min (7th in 1963)
    Dr. Aung Kyaw Zaw (Johnny, 9th in 1963)
    U Maung Maung Kyi (11th in 1963)
    U Aung Thu Yein (Brownie, 13th in 1963)
    Dr. Khin Maung Zaw (Frank, 17th in 1963)
  • Dr. Aung Win Chiong (3rd in 1964, Roll No. 1 for IM2)
    Dr. Min Lwin (Maurice, 5th in 1964, Roll No. 2 for IM2)
  • Bernard Khaw (1st in 1965)
    Maung Myint (2nd in 1965)
    Winston Sein Maung (3rd in 1965)
    Dr. Yi Thway (Joint 5th in 1965, Roll No. 1 for IM1)
    Dr. Paing Soe (Freddie, Joint 5th in 1965, Roll No.. 2 for IM2)
    They are from the last batch of Paulians (before the schools were nationalized in April 1965).

Dr. Nyan Taw wrote :

SPHS63 was the best performance in SPHS history having top 5 positions and top 7 positions of the 10 top positions for whole of Burma. We, Paulians are very proud !

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