SMJK Yuk Choy’s principal Mr. Lee Hah retired last month after 32 years of service. He started as a teacher in SMJK Ayer Tawar, Dindings, and SMJK Menglembu, and later as a lecturer at Ipoh Hulu Kinta Teachers Training College. Besides that he has served as principal in SMK Methodist (ACS), Sungai Siput (U) and SMK Bercham, Ipoh. During his tenure at SMJK Yuk Choy, various programmes to instil discipline, co-curriculum activities and academic excellence among students were carried out. SMJK Yuk Choy Cadet Police Corp has emerged champion in the Inter-School North Kinta District this year and produced the best Perak State SPM 2010 student.
Among those present at the farewell were representatives from State Education Department, Encik Ahmad Shaker bin Lazim; North Kinta Education District, Tuan Haji Abdul Aziz bin Mat Jais; Chairman SMJK Yuk Choy’s Board of Governors, Mr Leong Foh Sen; Chairman of Parents and Teachers Association and Chairman of SMJK Yuk Choy Old Boys Association.
In his speech, Lee urged the students to be courageous and contribute back to the school. He hopes that SMJK Yuk Choy will continue to perform with excellence in the years to come. He managed to raise RM22,000 for the new five-storey building fund and handed over the mock cheque to the Chairman of the Board of Directors.