108 years, St. Paul’s Institution (Secondary) finally has a
hall to call its own. The hall, named Dewan Yayasan ECM Libra was
officially opened by the Deputy Education Minister, Hon’ble
Dato’ Hon Choon Kim on 14 July 2007. He praised the school,
its ex-pupils and all donors for their contribution and announced
an allocation of RM100,000 from the Ministry of Education. Also present
were Rev. Bro. Thomas Lavin, Brother Visitor, Rev Bro. Felix Donohue,
former Brother Director of SPI, Mr. Lim Kian Onn, a trustee of ECM
Libra Foundation and founder and Managing Director of ECM Libra Avenue
Bhd, Tan Sri Dato’ Chan Choong Tak, former principals, teachers,
ex-pupils and parents.
RM1.17 million hall was initiated by the Parent Teacher Association
(PIBG) and the Old Paulians’ Association. The construction started
in August 2006 and was completed in April 2007. ECM Libra Foundation
donated RM1,058,000 for the construction. Many well wishers and old
boys of the school donated generously either in cash or in kind.