Lessons in and out of class: 6 personalities recall their time in secondary school

Mediacorp artiste Felicia Chin (top) was from Tanjong Katong Girls' School, while actor Andie Chen was from Tanglin Secondary School. PHOTOS: MEDIACORP, THE CELEBRITY AGENCY, FELICIA CHIN, ANDIE CHEN
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SINGAPORE - Education Minister Lawrence Wong surprised quite a few people when he revealed that he went to Tanjong Katong Secondary Technical School.

In a recent Straits Times interview with executive editor Sumiko Tan, he said: "Sometimes, some people will ask me, strangely, 'You know, why didn't you go to other schools?'

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