1948 - 1968

Class of 68 (Part Two)

Update : November 13, 2022

  • Most members matriculated in 1962 and graduated with BE in 1968.
  • About 200 students entered the first ever 3rd BE class at YTU in November 1964.
  • Earlier, it was called the First Year of Engineering.
  • Founding Member of RIT Alumni International
  • Organizer & Emcee at SPZP-2000.
  • Founding Member of Norcal RITAA and Chair of BOD
  • Past President of TBSA
  • Past President of BADA
  • Secretary, RIT Track & Field
  • RIT Soccer & Rowing
  • Past President of BASES
  • Organizer & Emcee at 2015 RIT Alumni Reunion in Los Angeles
  • Suggested the name “BASES”
  • Brought commemorative pens to SPZP
  • The interviewers of Saya U Chin Way were surprised to learn that their Boss (Jeffery) was a student of Saya
  • Spouse : Thuza (Movie Star)
  • Played Soccer for Burma, EPC and RIT
  • Patron, Women’s Soccer

Sayama Daw Mya Mya Than (EP, GBNF)

Photo taken at an EE PZP

Saya Sai Yee Laik (A, GBNF)

Saya U Ohn Maung (ChE)

U Aung Khin (EP, Lawpita, USA)

U Min Maung (EP, USA)

Daw Nyunt Nyunt Zaw (T, GBNF)

Nickname : Double Size

Friends : Full Size & Half Size

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Saya U Myat Htoo (C68)

  • Joined RIT after passing the last ever I.Sc.(B) examination from Mandalay University.
  • Taught at RIT Civil Engineering Department.
  • Moved to the USA
  • Worked mainly for CalTrans (California Transportation) until retirement.
  • Founding member, RIT Alumni International
  • Member of Organizing Committee for SPZP-2000 & Co-Emcee
  • Past President, TBSA (Theravada Buddhist Society of America)
  • Past President, BADA (Burmese American Democratic Alliance)

Saya U Myint Soe (C68, GBNF)

  • Matriculated from SPHS
  • Known as “Maung Kabar”.

Saya U Ohn Maung (Anthony Sein, ChE68)

  • Had some memory loss.
  • SDYF is providing some financial support for his medical needs.
U Ohn Maung

U Khin Maung Lay (Henry, T68)

  • Past President and Emcee, BASES
  • Emcee, 2015 Alumni Reunion in Los Angeles
  • Vocalist (sings Burmese, English, Chinese … songs)
  • Represented RIT in Track and Field, Soccer, Rowing
  • Past Secretary, RIT Track and Field Association
  • Brother of U Khin Maung Latt (M63) and the brother-in-law of Saya Dr. Ba Lwin (EE59).

Daw Nyunt Nyunt Zaw (T68)

  • Nickname : Double Size
  • Spouse : Victor Ohn Maung (Guitarist, mentor of young musicians)
  • Brother : Ricky Zaw (Steel Guitarist, Vocalist)

U Tun Aung (Jeffrey, EC68, GBNF)

  • Proposed the name BASES
  • Served as [Vice] President
  • When the interviewers learned that U Tun Aung was a former student of Saya U Chin Way (EE, SPARK), they ended the interview and proceeded to offer Saya a job.
  • Spouse : Daw Thuzar, former Movie Star.
  • Passed away in 2021

U Aung Khin (EP68)

  • Helped alumni visiting or migrating to Los Angeles
  • Before and after retirement, he offered his expertise to several monasteries

Sayama Daw Mya Mya Than (EP68, GBNF)

  • Passed away in 2021

U Saw Win (EP68, GBNF)

  • Passed away in 2021

U Zaw Win (Cyril, EP68, GBNF)

  • Passed away in 2021

Saya Sai Yee Leik (A68, GBNF)

  • Lone student in the class.
  • Saya U Myo Myint would say, “Sai Yee Laik was the first and last in A68”.

U Soe Myint Lwin (EP68, GBNF)

  • Burma selected in soccer
  • After retirement, volunteered in Burma Soccer Federation.

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