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Old boys gather to celebrate St Patrick's School's 80th birthday

St Patrick's School celebrated its 80th anniversary on Friday evening at the Marina Mandarin Ballroom with guest-of-honour President Tony Tan (third left), a former student of the school. -- PHOTO: ST PATRICK'S SCHOOL
St Patrick's School celebrated its 80th anniversary on Friday evening at the Marina Mandarin Ballroom with guest-of-honour President Tony Tan (third left), a former student of the school. -- PHOTO: ST PATRICK'S SCHOOL
St Patrick's School celebrated its 80th anniversary on Friday evening at the Marina Mandarin Ballroom with guest-of-honour President Tony Tan (centre), a former student of the school. -- PHOTO: ST PATRICK'S SCHOOL
St Patrick's School celebrated its 80th anniversary on Friday evening at the Marina Mandarin Ballroom with guest-of-honour President Tony Tan (centre), a former student of the school. -- PHOTO: ST PATRICK'S SCHOOL
St Patrick's School celebrated its 80th anniversary on Friday evening at the Marina Mandarin Ballroom with guest-of-honour President Tony Tan (centre), a former student of the school. -- PHOTO: ST PATRICK'S SCHOOL
St Patrick's School celebrated its 80th anniversary on Friday evening at the Marina Mandarin Ballroom with guest-of-honour President Tony Tan (centre), a former student of the school. -- PHOTO: ST PATRICK'S SCHOOL
St Patrick's School celebrated its 80th anniversary on Friday evening at the Marina Mandarin Ballroom with guest-of-honour President Tony Tan (centre), a former student of the school. -- PHOTO: ST PATRICK'S SCHOOL
St Patrick's School celebrated its 80th anniversary on Friday evening at the Marina Mandarin Ballroom with guest-of-honour President Tony Tan (centre), a former student of the school. -- PHOTO: ST PATRICK'S SCHOOL

St Patrick's School celebrated its 80th anniversary on Friday evening at the Marina Mandarin Ballroom with guest-of-honour President Tony Tan, a former student of the school.

Some 600 guests attended the dinner event, including ex-students such as Ambassador Barry Desker, dean of the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, and Mr Patrick Daniel, editor-in-chief of Singapore Press Holdings's English and Malay Newspapers Division.

Other prominent alumni of the school include former foreign minister George Yeo, and Mr Moses Lee, chairman of the Singapore Totalisator Board and Sentosa Development Corporation.