SXI Penang turns school area into Hall of Gratitude to mark 170th anniversary

The SXI Old Boys' Pipe Band performing after the Chapel Gallery and Hall of Gratitude was blessed and opened to mark the school's 170th anniversary. — LIM BENG TATT/The Star

GEORGE TOWN: The St Xavier's Institution (SXI) Penang has turned a 55.7sq m (600sq ft) ping-pong area at the school into the Hall of Gratitude to mark the school's 170th anniversary this year.

The hall features the names of 35,000 students who studied there, including nine royalties from Kedah, Perlis, Kelantan and Selangor who called SXI their alma mater.

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