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Homeroom Jaguar ~ MRSMPC 73

Homeroom Jaguar (10)
Advisor: Michael Churton
Members: Tengku Mohd Ariff Raja Husin, Zulkifli Abd Ghani, Shamsuriee Sulaiman, Selamat Mingan, Shamsudin Mohamed, Mhd Subri Jaafar, Abdul Wahab Rejab, Syed Zahir , Sobri Haji Mohamad, Hishamudin Ahmad, Sarmat Othman,Abdul Razak Jalil, Mat Alewi Zakaria, Zulkifly Abd Ghani, Sharulaman Mokhtar



Geng Rumah 10

Contributor : Abd Razak 'Rama Kamheng' Jalil


Geng Rumah 10

Contributor : Abd Razak 'Rama Kamheng' Jalil

Contributor : Abd Razak 'Rama Kamheng' Jalil

Homeroom Iguana ~ MRSMPC 73

Homeroom Iguana (8)
Advisor: Leong Goon Hong
Members: Rozelan Mahmud, Arwah Ramzi Hassan, Salehin Salleh, Roslan Yunus, Sabri Abd Majid, Roslan Mustapha, Ramlan Rosli, Arwah Zakaria Ibrahim, Rossle Ali, Ramli Moin, Rosly Muda, Arwah Wan Ahmad Zayadi Rahman, Arwah Abd Rahman Arshad, Mohd Zaini Ismail,




Homeroom Hawk ~ MRSMPC 73

Homeroom Hawk
Advisor: Wan Karimah

Members: Zulkifli Osman, Arwah Nor Mohamed Munawar, Ramlan Mohd Hussein, Zahari Ali, Halim Round, Mustafa Fathil Abu Hassan, Nik Mohamad Saifuddin, Paul Langgang, Wan Karimah, Arwah Kak Normariah , Raja Rusli Raja Ngah, Norizham Ahmad, Muzli Hussein, Monsu Godon, Nasli Ani, Anuar Stone

Homeroom Cheetah ~ MRSMPC 73

Homeroom Cheetah
Advisor: Aw Dai Kooi
Members: Fadzil Ali, Azman Talib, Che Bahanudin Che Yob, Azman Dasuki, Hamdan Hamed, Sufyan Rahman, Mohd Puzi Nazir, Salahuddin Md Ali, Ibrahim Ahmad, Azman Md Yusof, Firdaus Mansor, Shuhaimi Shahabudin, Zaini Noor, Wan Mazlan Mahmood

Homeroom Brainy Kids ~ MRSMPC 73

Homeroom B (Brainy Kids)

Advisor: Joyce Yeo Bee Cheng

Members: Alias Adam, Sharifulizan Malek, Asmadinar Alias, Arjunaidy MN Ariffin, Alwi Ayob, Azizi Ahmad, Nik Zamri Zakaria, Zulkafli Kassim, Ahmad Tamin Haji Ahmad Maher, Arwah Yusof Haniff, Rosminahar Md Amin, Ahmad Hakim Mohd Amin, Zamri Ahmad, Ahmad Zahri Zakaria, Md Razif Abd Rahman

Homeroom Angels ~ MRSMPC 73

Homeroom A ~ Angels
Advisor : Mydin Sheriff

Members: Ahmad Badaruddin Abid. Abd Shukor Abd Aziz, Zaba Zaini, Mohd Zaki Yusof, Ahmad Ghazi Hashim, Rosli Deraman, Adli Mustafa, Tuan Mohd Shamsudin , Wan Abd Aziz Ariffin, Abd Rashid Merican, Badaruddin Masnon, Ahmad Jefri, Abd Ghafar Muda, Arwah Abdul Manan Ismail

Kenangan MRSM Pengkalan Chepa 1973

Tidak dinafikan iaitu aset terbesar negara adalah sumber intelektualnya yang ditanam melalui proses pendidikan.

Sistem pendidikan berkualiti tinggi akan dapat mewujudkan individu yang mampu berfungsi secara intelektual dan produktif dalam masyarakat.

Oleh itu, sangat penting untuk mempunyai sistem pendidikan berkualiti dunia untuk memastikan pembangunan sebuah negara.


Salah satu kajian yang luar biasa dalam meningkatkan potensi manusia sepenuhnya telah dilakukan oleh Prof. Lewis Terman dari Stanford University mengenai perkembangan intelektual 1500 kanak-kanak yang ditakrifkan sebagai anugerah dan berbakat. Kanak-kanak itu dipilih melalui ujian Stanford-Binet dan mereka terbukti berbakat dalam akademik.

Hasil kerja Prof.Terman telah memberi inspirasi kepada ahli akademik Malaysia yang kemudiannya memulakan percubaan yang sama mengenal pasti pelajar yang berbakat dalam akademik.

Satu carian di seluruh negara dibuat dalam misi untuk mencari "yang terbaik dan paling berbakat" untuk dijelmakan ke dalam kumpulan yang baru ditubuhkan di tiga buah sekolah yang dinamakan Maktab Rendah Sains MARA Seremban (1972), Pengkalan Chepa (1973) dan Kuantan (1974).

MRSM adalah sekolah berasrama penuh yang bertujuan menggalakkan perkembangan dan minat pelajar terutama dalam Sains dan Matematik.

Saya juga tidak lupa akan Ujian MARA  yang terdiri dari pada Ujian Kecerdasan (IQ), Ujian Bahasa Inggeris dan Ujian Sains dan Matematik yang bertindak sebagai penapisan sistematik pelajar yang ditetapkan sebagai keperluan untuk kelayakan untuk diterima masuk sebagai pelajar MRSM.

Sebagai salah seorang pelajar perintis MRSM PC 1973, ramai yang akan beranggapan bahawa adalah menjadi tekanan kepada mereka yang mengikuti ujian tersebut, namun suka saya kongsikan sedikit ‘apalah kanak-kanak berusia 12 tahun’ sedar samada keadaan itu dipengaruhi tekanan atau tidak. Yang penting hadir menjadi calon dan menjawab sebaik mungkin. Betul atau salah, lulus atau gagal tidak berada dalam pemikiran (untuk diri saya).

Seingat saya juga, kami (saya dan rakan sekelas dari Sekolah Inggeris Putra) sebelum ini juga sudah ditawarkan ke Sekolah Menengah Sains dan juga Sekolah Menengah Derma (dua buah sekolah terbaik ketika itu di Perlis).

Mungkin sudah ditakdirkan kami bertujuh berjaya dalam ujian dan diterima untuk melaporkan diri sebagai pelajar MRSM PC 1973 dan empat rakan perempuan sekelas kami juga berjaya ke Kolej Tunku Khursiah.

Apa yang saya ingin kongsikan disini adalah ‘mungkin kami sudah ditakdirkan’ kerana kepada yang ke TKC atau MCKK pastinya Ujian Darjah 5 mestilah dengan 5A, sementara kami yang ke MRSM perlu ada 3A dan 4A.

Bagi kami di MRSM PC 1973 mungkin sudah boleh dipanggil pelajar perintis kerana MRSM Seremban 1974 telah bertukar menjadi Kolej Pendidikan MARA Seremban.



Namun aspek ‘anak orang miskin’ dan ‘luar bandar’ mungkin tidak berapa sesuai ketika itu memandangkan kebanyakan dari kami adalah dari golongan pertengahan.

Saluran pengambilan dari tingkatan satu merupakan aspek yang baik kerana kami bersama selama 5 tahun pengajian dan ini telah mengeratkan perhubungan dan pertalian persaudaraan kami sehingga kini, Alhamdulillah.

Sungguh pun dikatakan matlamat penubuhan MRSM adalah untuk melahirkan ‘ahli dalam sains dan teknologi’ namun akhirnya persimbangan dalam kerjaya dalam bidang sastera dan sain teknologi yang terjadi.

Selama 5 tahun kami di Pengkalan Chepa, kami dikatakan bebas untuk berfikir, menjalankan aktiviti ‘kanak remaja’ tersendiri, belajar mengikut kemampuan dan hanya dibimbing melalui aktiviti ‘homeroom’.

Sejak dari dulu, memandangkan anggapan bahawa pelajar MRSM adalah ‘anugerah dan berbakat’, apa yang perlu dilaksanakan adalah hanya bimbingan oleh para guru. Yang pandai tetap pandai, hanya yang bijak yang perlu ‘mengawasi dan memimpin’ diri sendiri.


Tidak semua berjaya mencapai status saintis, ‘engineer’ , peguam,  doktor tapi tidak kurang juga yang berjaya memegang jawatan di syarikat swasta dan ada yang memiliki syarikat sendiri.

Di zaman 70an, ibubapa hanya menunggu kami dan menghantar kami dari rumah sahaja kerana semua sudah diuruskan oleh pihak MRSM. Makan minum, tempat tinggal, peralatan makmal memang sentiasa mencukupi.

Kami belajar dalam ‘kelas terbuka’ dengan maksud tiada bilik darjah , masing-masing dapat tengok apa kelas lain sedang buat.

Bagi pelajar aliran Inggeris, kami berpeluang belajar dengan ‘the American Peace Corps’ sementara bagi aliran Melayu dengan guru sains hebat dari Indonesia.

Sesuai dengan aliran sains nama kelas kami pun merupakan nama ahli sains terkenal seperti Einstien, Mendeleyef, Newton, Curie, Pasteur dan Darwin (mengikut ranking).

Tidak dinafikan sebaik sahaja Peperiksaan MCE tamat hampir semua pelajar Einstien, Mendelyef, Newton, Curie dan Pasteur meneruskan pelajaran ke Australia, United Kingdom dan Amerika Syarikat dan hanya pelajar Pasteur dan Darwin yang meneruskan pelajaran di Malaysia (memandangkan mereka dari aliran Melayu).

Sepakatan kami dari mendiami rumah kayu MARA sehingga tamat tahun 1977 memang memberi banyak kenangan dan keterujaan sehingga hari ini.

Dan lagu rasmi MRSM oleh Allahyarham Tuan Haji Wan Ariffin Wan Chek merupakan dendangan sebati dalam sanubari kami.

Kumpulan pertama semua pelajar lelaki bersama bekas pegawai dan guru MRSM PC. Penulis duduk hadapan disebelah paling kiri dalam gambar.



Azizi Ahmad Sinar Harian Pendapat Cetusan April 10, 2018

Yakin kepada sistem pendidikan MRSM

MAKTAB Rendah Sains Mara atau MRSM merupakan satu daripada affirmative action kerajaan dalam usaha memperbanyakkan orang Melayu dalam bidang sains dan teknologi. Dan tentunya ia menjadi idaman kepada semua ibu bapa agar anak mereka mendapat tempat di situ, apatah lagi jika ibu bapa itu sendiri alumni ANSARA.

Saya sendiri bukan alumni, sekadar sekolah menengah kerajaan biasa di Kuching. Namun, saya tahu kelebihan MRSM kerana abang dan kakak saya, masing-masingnya dihantar ke MRSM Kota Bahru dan Kuantan pada 1980-an. Bayangkan tekanan diterima agar mengikut jejak abang dan kakak.

Tapi sudah ditakdirkan saya fobia matematik dan asyik memecahkan botol tabung uji. Sebaliknya saya cenderung kepada aliran sastera dan sehinggalah sekarang, akhirnya membolehkan saya mengendalikan ruangan Merrepak setiap Ahad di Mingguan Malaysia. Memadailah saya sekadar Merrepak mengenai MRSM hari ini.


Gambar Hiasan

Jadi Jumaat lepas, saya menaiki penerbangan pertama 7 pagi ke Alor Star, sebelum memandu pula sejauh 41 kilometer ke MRSM Arau di Pauh, Perlis yang saya mesti sampai 9 pagi. Itulah penghujung habis utara dalam lingkaran Lebuh Raya Utara-Selatan.

Saya tiba semasa acara baru bermula. Para pelajar mendendangkan lagu dan antara rangkap yang pantas menarik perhatian ialah:

Di zaman sains dan teknologi,

Negara perlukan jasamu,

Janganlah rasa malas lagi,

Bersama memegang teraju.

Ya, inilah lagu rasmi Maktab Rendah Sains Mara atau (MRSM). Seorang guru di situ menceritakan sepintas lalu tujuan asal MRSM iaitu disediakan khusus untuk anak daripada golongan tidak berkemampuan dan di luar bandar.

Itu asal usulnya. Hari ini, pusingan sudah berlaku iaitu generasi terawal dimasukkan ke MRSM sudah berjaya dalam kerjaya dan kehidupan, kini mahu anak-anak mereka mengikut program MRSM. Namun difahamkan aspek 'anak orang miskin’ dan 'luar bandar’ tetap dipegang oleh pentadbir kemasukan MRSM, selain syarat minimum kelulusan peperiksaan awam.

Terdapat dua saluran pengambilan iaitu tingkatan satu dan tingkatan empat. Tingkatan satu adalah berdasarkan Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah darjah enam, manakala tingkatan empat berdasarkan Pentaksiran Tingkatan Tiga (PT3).

Guru di situ juga memberitahu bahawa masih ada ibu bapa yang membuat rayuan akhir untuk menyertai MRSM setakat minggu lalu. Ini jelas betapa bersungguh-sungguhnya ibu bapa.

Berikut 10 fakta menarik MRSM:

1. Cadangan menubuhkan institusi MRSM mula tercetus pada 1968 ekoran kekurangan golongan bumiputera dalam bidang sains dan teknologi.

2. MARA memperkenalkan MRSM yang pertama pada 1972 yang dikenali sebagai MRSM Seremban. Seramai 150 orang pelajar yang merupakan kumpulan perintis mendaftar masuk ke MRSM Seremban.

3. Pada 1974, peperiksaan SRP diadakan dan ini merupakan peperiksaan utama pertama kali diadakan di MRSM.

4. Di awal penubuhan MRSM, Lembaga Peperiksaan meletakkan institusi MRSM sebagai sekolah persendirian kerana berpendapat MRSM beroperasi secara berasingan daripada sistem pendidikan Kementerian Pendidikan.

5. Pada 1973, MARA membina MRSM kedua, MRSM Kota Bharu di Kelantan. Seramai 149 orang pelajar dan 20 orang kakitangan merupakan kumpulan perintis mendaftar masuk.

6. MRSM Kuantan adalah MRSM ketiga yang dirasmikan pada 1974. Kumpulan pelajar perintis di MRSM Kuantan ini mula menduduki peperiksaan SRP dan Lower Certificate Education (LCE) buat pertama kali pada 1976, dan kumpulan ini berjaya mencatatkan kelulusan penuh 100 peratus.

7. Setakat ini, terdapat 54 buah MRSM di seluruh Malaysia iaitu 47 di Semenanjung dan tujuh di Sabah dan Sarawak

8. MRSM Taiping kini menjadi pilihan ramai kerana reputasinya sebagai MRSM creme de la creme iaitu pelajar terpintar di negara ini.

9. Bermula 2015, tiada lagi MRSM yang mempunyai Tingkatan 1-3 sahaja berikutan pengambilan pelajar Tingkatan 4 dan 5 di kesemua MRSM berkenaan.

10. MRSM juga membuka pintu kepada bukan bumiputera iaitu 10 peratus di maktab tertentu.

Kembali ke MRSM Arau yang baru dibuka pada Julai tahun lepas, tamat ucapan alu-aluan pengetua dan pengerusi penaja badan muafakat, tibalah masanya untuk tokoh yang ditunggu-tunggu iaitu ahli saintis negara, Prof. Dr. Abdul Rahman Mohamed.

Beliau merupakan Timbalan Naib Canselor (Jaringan Industri dan Masyarakat) Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) dan juga alumni MRSM. Peluang untuk berkongsi ilmu, pendapat dan pandangan cendekiawan Melayu sebegini, tidak harus dilepaskan.

Prof. Dr. Abdul Rahman diiktiraf sebagai Top Research Scientist Malaysia (TRSM) dan pakar dalam Kejuruteraan Reaksi dan Katalisis; Pemantauan dan Kawalan Pencemaran Udara, Teknologi Bahan Api dan Teknologi Nano.

Namun dalam ucapannya itu beliau tidaklah berceramah mengenai sains dan teknologi. Terus jetlag saya jika beliau buat begitu. Sebaliknya, beliau menekankan mengenai keyakinan beliau terhadap sistem pendidikan yang diguna pakai dan diamal dalam semua institusi MRSM. "Cukup mudah. Saya tidak akan berada di sini hari ini, tidak akan jadi saintis tanpa MRSM,’’ katanya.

Difahamkan ANSARA telah menyusun jadual kepada semua bekas pelajar MRSM yang berjaya, untuk menyumbang kembali kepada alma mater mereka itu sama seperti Prof. Dr. Abdul Rahman itu. Beliau memberikan masanya tampil untuk berceramah kepada pelajar dan ibu bapa mengenai institusi MRSM.

Zaman ini di mana ibu bapa sangat sensitif dan kritikal terhadap pentadbiran sekolah, nampaknya memerlukan usaha berganda bagi meyakinkan mereka bahawa kebajikan anak-anak yang tinggal di asrama MRSM sentiasa dijaga oleh para guru.

Campur tangan keterlaluan atau bersifat kesatuan, tidak membantu sama sekali keharmonian atau kelancaran sesuatu pentadbiran MRSM, itu mesej Prof. Dr. Abdul Rahman.

Entahlah Profesor, nampaknya orang begitu berminat bertanding dalam persatuan ibu bapa dan guru, berbanding persatuan penduduk. Dalam persatuan penduduk, ramai rajin menjadi pengkritik dalam WhatsApp tapi bila masa gotong-royong, dia kemas depan rumah dia sahaja.


Johardy Ibrahim Utusan Malaysia Rencana Merrepak 18 Mac 2018

Re-U MRSM PC 1973

16 October 2016 was picked to be the date for 55th birthdays for the alumnus of MRSM PC 1973 to foster the 42 years of friendships (since 1973). Acappella Suite Hotel , Shah Alam was picked as the venue. The idea was brought up 4 months ago by several of the the corporate members of the alumnus and together they put up the show for the members to meet, in syaa Allah.

To date the response is good, as some of the members were those who we had not seen for the past 40 years or so. We do not know of the activities tonite but what we are looking forward is 'to meet again'. Some prefer not to be present as they had their own things to settled, such as family business, own world of their own, inferiority complex, don't care, 'go to hell' and etc, but those who will be appearing tonight would surely be assured that the night will be a 'memorable night'.

Still few more hours to go, I will continue to write soon, in syaa Allah.


The banner for the 55th and 42 years meet
Time : 7.30 pm - 10.30pm (good enough for 55 years old)




The logos


The planned activities
As soon as I reached home at about 5.25pm, I am still in doubt whether I should go or attend the occasion. So far I had not heard anything from the committee as I did not join the MRSMKB73 WhatsApp group. I had told the members, should you want to call for an occasion like this, things should be posted or shared through WhatsApp, e-mail and Facebook.

But knowing that, the occasion's is organised by the 'corporates' and knowing that we only have to attend, I just keep things to myself. After all the 'commitee' had put their effort, energy , time, money and etc to make the occasion happened, so all you need is to attend as a show of support.

My wife asked me whether her 'friends' will be there or not, her friends are the wives of the members of the alumnus of course. I checked the list of people going and I told her that, most will be coming. She asked me wheter she can join me at the last hour. I quickly contacted Haji Majid and Datuk Haji Zainal, and the answer was favourable. I thanked them and told her to be ready to join me. She quickly make herself ready and by 6.00 pm we're ready to go.
Rain started pouring at about 6.15 pm


Taken from the house of 114, Jalan Masjid Firdaus, Segambut Luar


As we took the road, rain started pouring and we were backed home again as the traffic were at still. I called Azman Yusoff to know where he is, he told me he's still at home and couldn't make his move. We decided to wait until the rain stopped and after the maghrib prayers.

Maybe Allah wanted us to be calm and relax and not rushing to the meet. As maghrib's about 7.02 pm, we prayed first and as soon as we finished our prayers, alhamdulillah, the rain stopped.

We took the road again, and again the traffic's slow, be we managed to be by the Jalan Duta Toll at about 7.15 pm and it took us 15 minutes to passed thru the toll of a distance of 1 Km.

By 7.32 pm, we are on our way to Shah Alam and again it took us almost an hour to reached the destination, and finally alhamdulillah by 8.30 pm we were at the Acapella car park, and Haji Sobri Ngom and wife plus Haji Salehin was a minute or two behind us. We quickly headed our way up to Seraya Ballroom at 2nd Floor.

We were to take up our goodies and a snap of myself (selfie) before proceeding to where everyone was already in. As soon as we entered the ballroom, the crowd were up standing and singing the Lagu Maktab, and Arwah Abang Ariffin's face quickly popped into my mind. Few years back, we were singing together at Bora Ombak Ampang, for the 73's occasion too. Al-Fatihah to arwah.It was followed by a short doa selamat by the faithful Haji Ramlan Rosli and Mamak Zahari again was given the task to officiate the 'majlis' as the 'mamak presiden' dulu, kini dan selamanya.

I was on my rounds to meet friends and colleagues, not caring much about the speech and the montage shown. Of course, meeting again 'friends' who are long gone, not seen for the past 40 years was a memorable moment. The likes of Abd Wahab Rajab, Mohd Zahar Yahya (Panjang), Kamaruzaman Mamat (Mae Mamba), Alwi Dicu Ayob, Dr Adli Mustafa, Cikgu Nassli Ani, Zakaria Ibrahim and few others are a good sign indeed. In addition to see friends bringing their wives and kids are also most welcoming. Based on the list, the numbers are very encouraging, kind of showing that the batch of 73 do have the spirit of being together.

Likewise, there are those who said they will be present but were not present as family commitments, business commitments and sorts of reasons were given. But who cares, to those who were present , thank you, arigato as the nite seems to be a nite to meet.

The people who will be coming
Haji Abdul Shukor Abd Aziz had to attend to one of his 'kitchen'; Ahmad Jafri was not around but the presence of Prof Dr Adli Mustafa (USM) who was not around for quite a number of years looked alright. Cikgu Abd Wahab Rajab who now owned a handphone can be a transformational history. Alwi Ayob still looks 'energetic', Haji Arjunaidi brought 'two stoves,

Haji Ismail Halim went missing, the returned of Khairul Azmi Abd Ghafar and Kamaruzaman Mamat helped filled up the gap.

I brought my missus and so do Azman Dasuki who came all the way from Medan , though not listed in the list.

We are not worried of people not coming, we are more to meet each other, to be together for this few hours.

Rumah 1, missing out on Arwah Abd Manan ,Ahmad Ghazi (now Ahmad Daniel), Abd Aziz Ismail,Abdullah Talib (recuperating from tummy opration), Ahmad Jafri.

Rumah 2 had 9, missing out on Haji Alias Adam, Anuar Batu Yahya and Dr Haji Ahmad Zahari Zakaria (the plastic surgeon).

Rumah 3 , missing out on Haji Salahudin, Mohd Aslan Ganja, Firdaus Mansor

Rumah 4, should be applauded if not for the 'disappearance' of Tuan Haji Ismail Halim.

The analysis showed 60 percent of the 1 to 50 group were present , though some went missing but still the showing is considered good.

With only one PhD holder, but this group do have consultants in the engineering field.

Business minded , a number can be seen , anyway something to write about in the later stages.

2mrsm_12109166_10153228514746243_6385143097782243391_n.jpg3 medical doctors can be found in this group of 51 to 99. 3 Datuks in the picture.

Most of the 'big shots' are in this group. A politician can also be found in this group.

Corporates can be seen here too. Not forgetting 'the millionaires' are here too.


The mixtures looks good for in the graph, almost normal distribution curve if put up in graphs.

The 'loudest' comes from this group too and the 'silent' are also here.

The golfers club are from this group. With one of the longest missing person was found recently myabe the group may put up another episode for tales.

The 'sulker' also come from the numbers, the once the bold and the successful showed declining state, there are sure ups and downs in our lives, but life still has to go on.

Mixtures of government servants holding high post, and consultants in between, we surely do have to depend on this group at times.

Any meetings or occasions held, please dont leave this group, they will of course be there when you need them, the strength of unity maybe comes from the middle table, maybe the theory of wassatiyah can be applied if called for.

The group also represents people 'dari Perlis sampailah ke Sabah', but sad to see the Sarawakian was not present for the occasion except  from table 1 to 50.

A number who said they will be present did not turned up but then again, in syaa Allah  , there wiil be  a next time.

3mrsm_12063429_10153228514751243_8805432173155737115_n.jpgThe tycoons can be found in this group. A KSU can be found here too.

The group stands to be the quiet group too except for some fews.

A number of 'Ir's  can also be found here. A number were JKR and TNB engineers .

An equal dsitribution in career wise, covering all sectors.

Gracing the nite, I guess time's not on our side, but nevertheless the commitee had put up a great job in organising the event.

Sponsors are kind enough to sponsored up the lodgings, foods, entertainment, a big thank you from all of us.

One good thing is with strong support and backing from the 'corporate team' and the spirit of friendships that was displayed, we do hope the next occasion will be more successful as in the case of us turning 60.

In between, invitations from everyone of us should not be ignored. As far as we are concerned , invitations from members were never a let-down.

One of the most wonderful part of this reunion was the presence of a number of retired teachers. The grand uncle Dato Wahab Alwi, Dato Mydin Sheriff, Mr Aw Dai Kooi, Mrs Aw Joyce Yeo Bee Cheng, Hajah Wan Tik Sakinah, Puan Kamariah Mohd Amin, Mr Suresh and wife, Dr Fatanah, Mr Khoo Soo Lee, Auntie Zaharah and etc plus Abang Shamsuri Daud, Apan Pin Caretaker, Pak Mat Junior, Abang Mat Nor and few others were all there to lend their support to these once naughty but now loving students of theirs.

We were thrilled on seeing their old teachers and the teachers were very excited on meeting the old students. The happiness on the faces was evident. Most were indeed very happy on meeting their colleagues.  All the retired teachers were presented with momentos for making their presence felt inspite of distance and ill health.

We wished to thank each and every teacher who made it possible. Tokens was also presented to each and every pioneer student and the subsequent entertainment and dinner was appreciated by all.
           
And to the 8 who have left us, Mohd Radhi (1973), Wan Ahmad Zayadi (1973), Abdul Manan (1982), Wan Ramlan (1990), Yusof Hanif, Assoc Prof Zainuddin (2012), Abdul Rahman (2014) and Mohd Aslan (2015) [updated 20.10.2015], we bid farewell, see you in heaven. Two more passed away, Zahari Mohamed (19.12.2015) , Dr Ramzi Hassan (25.12.2016) , Zaba Zaini (04.02.2021) Dato Zulkifli Osman (16.02.2021) Aziman Zainuddin, Abdullah Talib, Zakaria Ibrahim, Nor Mohamed Munawar

Updated 16.02.2021:

Mohd Radhi (1973), Wan Ahmad Zayadi (1973), Abdul Manan Ismail (1982), Wan Ramlan (1990), Yusof Hanif, Assoc Prof Zainuddin (21.11.2012), Abdul Rahman Arshad (22.06.2014) and Mohd Aslan (20.10.2015], Zahari Mohamed (19.12.2015) , Dr Ramzi Hassan (25.12.2016) , Aziman Zainuddin (28.11.2016) , Abdullah Talib (01.06.2017) , Nor Mohamed Munawar (20.07.2017) , Zakaria Ibrahim (26.09.2018) , Zaba Zaini (04.02.2021) Dato Zulkifli Osman (16.02.2021)

Perkongsian dari Tuan Mohd Sahrom Abdul Rahim

Mohd Radhi, mumps, Wan Ahmad Zayadi brain cancer, Abdul Manan motor Accident, Wan Ramlan motor accident, Yusof Haniff unknown, Zainuddin Shamsudin cancer, Abdul Rahman Arshad kidney, Mohd Aslan, heart attack?, Zahari Mohammad kidney, Aziman Zainuddin cancer, Abdullah Talib cancer?, Nor Muhamad heart attack, Zakaria Ibrahim diabetes, Za'ba Zaini heart, Zulkifli Osman heart attack


Let's be committed and be the best friends forever,  be it for the better or for the worst.

I had put up some postings for back-up at:

i) Facebook Event https://www.facebook.com/events/1500949273535553/

ii) Google+ Events https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/c4uiabbnpsclj16mtjfth817450

See everyone there... in syaa Allah and alhamdulillah the event goes on well.

An Attempt on the "Manuskrip MRSM PC 1973 (Memori)"

One day somewhere around December 2, 2014,  I received a call from one 'profie' a junior of mine to meet him at KL International Hotel. I posted a brief session with him "A short nite-out with Assoc Prof Haji Zaidi Md Zain " in Facebook. He was on a trip for his 'cranky sickness' together with his family. He was also my junior in Putra English School and MRSM PC  in the 70's. The moment we met he was talking about the memories way back in Pengkalan Chepa, and how he always remember the day MRSM PC beat SMS Kelantan (for the first time ever) while the rest was history.  He was also keen on my writings and would like to see 'a memoir' of the 7-men army or the '7 Samurai of MRSM PC 73'.

I am really not sure if I could remember the 70's to the near 80's where 1977 was the last time I was in the 'memorable college'. Before we left, I am still thinking of what to start with, I dont even remember the day MRSM PC was established, but I do have the feel that I do need to 'walk the mile'. When I reached home, of course my old ever faithful , my PC was the first that I looked for. I went through the pictures I kept and started to hunt for some notes (in case there are any).

The first few lines, doesn't fits well, ... off to sleep of course. The days goes by, I finally remember 'old buddies' of mine, the likes of Tuan Mohd Sahrom Gorg, Tuan Haji Subri B and few others. I talked to them and chatted for chances of ideas that may be up. I did get some hangout with Tuan Mahadzir Othman (one of my junior of 74, a veteran of script writing) who put up some ideas for me.

But still , how much can you get if it comes only from 3-4 friends, I started calling up friends of MRSM PC 73 but to no avail, It was a let down. Most will come up with 3-4 lines and expected me to finish-off with the paragraphs. It doesn't go on well too, as I was on another writing titled E-Dagang (E-Commerce) for Polytechnic students.

That's for my daughter who's teaching in one of the Poly and I wanted her to do some 'fixed-up' for her career. The E-Dagang manuscript finally made it to the Dewan Bahasa and Pustaka on her 29th birthday. But again the Dewan Bahasa and Pustaka officers, somehow rather make the manuscript dissapear and again I have to re-do the assignment.

The mind keeps ticking, I need to finished up the 'assignments', I need to do something,for no one put up writings on MRSM PC (though many are found in 'blogs'), I did found writings on MCKK (especially by Rafizi Ramli) and I must proceed, I must prove that something need to be jotted down, no matter whether the lines are good or bad, someone , somewhere, somewhat need to be done.

I went to libraries around to modelled-out writings on alumni, a bit of walking-down-the lane type of writings; days passed, still waiting from the alumunus but the saying says 'you'll have to start first'.

We met again one nite, and I put-up some messages thru but no one give a damn. Sad, broken-hearted, no way, I told myself just do it. I overheard a 55th year re-union will be held somewhere in August 2015; but finally forwarded to the 16th October, 2015 in Shah Alam.

It was the mid-semester holiday when I was on a one-week break that I finally tried out to a new 'publisher'. I met a pretty young lady and showed her 'the draft', at that time I was about 8 to 9 chapters of writing. She mentioned that it was okay and it was quite a lot for a memoir. I promised her I will finished up the chapters and by October 1st, 2015, I did submitted 'the draft' through e-mailing.

The writings were based on what I remember and know. My prayers, in syaa Allah. I am not sure how will it be, I had done what I think I had to do, be it a memoir, or maybe a short-written history, a penning of past tales, just praying.

Eventually, at about 3.30pm today, I did called up the 'lady of ITBM", asking whether she received my posting and status; all she said was 'it's now under evaluation and will take a-month' before some green or red sign will be given. I thanked her for the remarks and I did the same on E-Dagang and was told it's 70% under an officer.

As soon I reached home my daughter told me a Pos-Laju letter's on the table, and this is what I see ....

Should it be a writing, a tale or whatever I do pray it can be in the market, in syaa Allah, if not the legacy of the MRSM PC's elders will not be in the history ... Follow me on Academia.edu