About The Pupils

Arguably one of the oldest educational institution in Malaysia, Malacca High School has produced graduates who excel in many fields. Many prominent politicians, royal family members, activists, educators and so on are Malacca High School alumni. Following is a brief list of some of the notable alumni taken from the book Our Story, Malacca High School 1826-2006 published by MHS Anniversary. [1] Its alumni body is also no short of history makers like the first Malayan Chief Police Officer, the late Talif Lisut, the first Chinese commando pioneer in the Malaysian Armed Forces, Lt.-Col Chua Hong Kang, the oldest player to score hole-in-one, hotelier Datuk H.M. Shah, and recently the first from an ethnic minority to become the fourth woman High Sheriff in Britain, Lady Monjulee Webb.

[edit] Politics and Civil Service

Vice-president, MCA, 1970-76; former chief minister of Malacca)

[edit] Activism

  • Tan Sri Hasmy Agam (chairman of SUHAKAM and executive chairman of the Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations (IDFR), which is under the Foreign Ministry.)
  • John Koh Seng Siew (secretary of Malacca High School Geographical Society, president of the Art Club (1964) and secretary

of the Prefects Board in 1965/66, A King Scout and Troop Leader in 1964, vice-president of Friends of Heritage of Malaysia Society (1987/90 and 1993/95) and a honorary council member of Badan Warisan Malaysia Trust (1995 to 1997). He is also on the Board of Trustees Malaysian Nature Society.

[edit] Economy and Business

  • Datuk Rastam Hadi (former Deputy Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia and former managing director of Petronas)
  • Ong Sek Pek (School captain and editor of The Optimist in 1948, President of the HSOBA (1959-66) and chairman of the Board of Governors (1969-82))
  • Tan Sri Geh Ik Cheong (The editor of The Optimist 1941, trustee of the Kuok Foundation and Chairman of Development and Commercial Bank Bhd)
  • Datuk Mohd Said Ali (former Chief Executive Officer of Telekom Malaysia)

[edit] Law

  • Tan Sri Lal Chand Vohrah (ad litem judge of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, Judge of the High Court of Malaya, Chairman of the Special Commissioners of Income Tax and Co-editor of Man’s Inhumanity to Man)

[edit] Literature

[edit] Education

[edit] Medicine

  • Professor Anthony S.Y. Leong (Chairman of the Discipline of Anatomical Pathology at the University of Newcastle, Australia; Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Pathologists of Australasia and the United Kingdom, the College of American Pathologists and the American Society of Clinical Pathology.)

[edit] Sports

  • Major General (Rtd) Datuk Shaharuddin Mohd Ali
  • Robert Choe
  • Ismail Ali
  • Ong Cheng Watt (gold medal in the 1954 Malaysian AAA championships in Long Jump)

[edit] Miscellaneous

  • Julian Chee, Ben Chiew and Peter Eu (co-authors of World Polymer Banknotes — A Standard Reference)
  • Tan Sri Datuk Wira Abdul Rahman Arshad

SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malacca_High_School


2 Responses to About The Pupils

  1. Dear Sir, I stumbled upon this web site when I googled my late father’s name– PN Bardhan, linked to the first issue— I would like to make contact with the school—-and give some information about him for you to add to the list of alumni

    • Cheap Way To Shop says:

      Dear Dr Mahdu Bardhan,

      Sorry for the late response. Please communicate with me through email. Check your inbox.
      Am please to assist you in linking to the Malacca High School Alumni.


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