Over 800 former Michaleans gathered at St Michael’s Institution (SMI) Ipoh, recently for its 73rd annual dinner and to celebrate the school’s 99th anniversary. It was an evening of good food, evergreen music, fireworks, fellowship and most of all, a walk down memory lane for the old timers.
The evening began with a welcoming speech by the President of the Old Michaelian Association, Adrian Tsen followed by a toast to the King, the Sultan and SMI.
Jubilee salutation certificates were then given to students who graduated from the school from the Class of 1941, Class of 1961, Class of 1971, and Class of 1981. The recipients were called up on stage to receive their scrolls from Dato’ Bro. Vincent Corkery, the former principal of St Michael’s Institution.
Special mention was given to the Class of 1941 (pic) for having graduated from the school seventy years ago. The five Diamond Jubilee graduates are Dato’ Yeoh Kian Teik, Ng Khoon Hong, Wong Hon Choong, Wong Kee Fah and Chang Kong Foo.