Annual Prize Giving of St. Benedict’s College
Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on July 08 2017 13:27:59
The Annual Prize Giving of St. Benedict’s College was held on a grand scale at the College premises on Friday 7th July 2017. Distinguished Old Benedictine Dr. Anthony Cyril Ernest (consultant physician and cardiologist in USA) and his charming wife Mrs. Indrani Ernest graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Rev. Fr. Ivan Perera (General Manager of Catholic Schools) and Rev. Bro. Christy Croos (Provincial visitor of the De La Salle Brothers) were present as special invitees.
Among those present were, Rev. Bro. Henry Dissanayake (Director - St. Benedict’s College), Rev. Bro. Niran Perera (Sub Director),Rev. Bro. Benedict Bonaventure (Principal of the Primary Section), Rev. Bro. Pravin Vaz (Sports Co-ordinator), Rev. Bro. Bertram Perera, Rev. Bro. Granville Perera, Rev. Bro. Nimal Gurusinghe, Rev. Bro. Janaka Fonseka and Rev. Bro. Pubudu Dissanayake.
The ‘Bede Puvimannasinghe Challenge Trophy’ and ‘Architect Ranjan Nadesapillai prize’ for THE BEST SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR was won by Geethal Fernando.
Challenge Shield and prize donated by the Pathinather family in Australia for THE BEST ALL ROUND STUDENT OF THE PRIMARY SCHOOL was won by Nathan Vidusha Fernando of 5B.
The 1964 Champion Cricket Team Gold Medal and St. Benedicts Old Boys’ Union Prize for THE BEST ALL ROUND STUDENT was won by Melfrod Suren Weerasinghe of 2016 A/L Batch.