The opening Ceremony of the renovated Richmond Cadet Room was held on the 1st February with the participation of the College Principal Mr Sampath Weragoda as the Chief Guest..Renovation of this venue had been a dire necessity for the activities of the College Cadets.Mr Chintaka Darmasenage , the Master in charge of the College Cadets Platoon along with the cadets and their parents had organized the opening ceremony in an attractive manner.They all convey their sincere thanks to the college principal for his interest and the keen attention on needs of the college like this.
YALE NUS Asia Pacific Model UN 2017 was held from 12th to 16th at YALE National University of Singapore , Singapore. 12 delegates from Richmond College participated in it representing Sri Lanka and succeeded in securing three international Awards.The twelve delegates who represented the event were
Rasula Yadithya, Lasal Sandeepa,, Teshan Pamesh, Gangulel Samaraweera,Dasun Theekshana, Chehan Jayasuriya,Kaveen Purna ,,Bineth Losera ,,Parinda Gunawardena ,R.Sandeesh ,,,Wishwa Dilshan and Ravindu Theekshana .
The awards won by them were as follows
Rasula Yadithya and Lasal Sandeepa – Best foreign policy statement -Belgium UNHRC
Teshan Pamesh Uralagama -Best Agency -Al Jazeera Press Corps
Further Sri Lanka MUN was awarded the Best Overseas MUN Award
Richmond Delegates were accompanied by Mrs Priyanka Sannasuriya and Mr Lalith Kumarasiri, the Masters in charge of MUN programme at Richmond