Articles By Richmond College ICT Section

Richmond Night 2018

2018 of Colors Night of Richmond College was held on 29th of November 2018 at Dr. C.W.W.Kannangara Auditorium.

Renowned old Richmondite, and past cricketer of Richmond College, present test captain of Sri Lanka national team, Surnga Lakmal graced the occasion as the chief guest. Another test cricketer produced by Richmond, and current member of the national team, all rounder Dananjaya De Silva graced of this occasion as the guest of honour.

143 Richmondites were awarded for their excellent performances in national and international levels in cricket, badminton, swimming, gymnastics and for many other track and field events in the years of 2017 and 2018. Out of the 143, 58 Richmondites were awarded with Richmond Colours.

Kasun Amerasena who excelled in badminton, both in national and international level and Kamindu Mendis, who captained Sri Lanka under 19 cricket team joined the exclusive list of Richmond Knights for the glory and honour brought to our Alma Mater.

142nd Annual Prize Giving of Richmond College

The 142nd annual prize giving of Richmond College was held on 26th of October 2018 at Dr. C.W.W. Kannangara Auditorium. Event was organized under two categories as junior prize giving and senior prize giving.

Junior Prize Giving was graced by renowned old boy, Dean of the Faculty of Industrial and Vocational Technology, Dr. D.D.D. Suraweera as the chief guest.

Senior Prize Giving was graced by distinguished old boy, Chartered Accountant, The Managing partner of BDO, Mr. Sujeewa Rajapakse as the chief guest.

Prizes were awarded to the students who have excelled in a wide range of fields including academic, sports, aesthetic and other extra curricular activities.

19th Asia Physics Olympiad Competition

The Sri Lankan group of eight students who are leaving for Vietnam to participate in the 19th Asia Physics Olympiad Competition received rupees one million in cash and gifts from President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s Official Residence, today (04).

The group of eight students comprised of Sujatha Vidyalaya, Matara, Eheliyagoda Central College, Richmond College, Galle, Royal College, Colombo, St. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia and Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala will participate the 19th Asian Physics Olympiad (APhO 2018) which will take place in Hanoi, from 5th – 13th May 2018.

The President also posed for a group photograph with the students.


G.C.E Ordinary Level Results of Richmond College

The Examination Department announced that the GCE O/L result-2017 had been released. The results of Richmond College has got an improvement in Ordinary Level. 355 Students sat for the exam this time. out of them 326 students are fortunate enough to do advanced level. The percentage is 91.80%.

Number of Sat 355
Number of Students Qualified to AL 326
Pass Percentage 91.80%
Number of Students  got 9As 57
Number of Students got 8As 49
Number of Students got 7As 27


Renovation of the Richmond Cadet Room

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. 345 4523

Kapruka Pooja

A special Religious Programme by Richmond College A Special “ Kapruka Pooja” programme was implemented by Richmond College, on 28th of January 2017. This special religious programme was launched under the patronage of Ven: Beragama Sumana Thero (Richmond Staff) and the guidance of college Principal Mr. Sampath Weragoda. Kapruka Pooja was offered to the Sacred Saomawathie Stupa in Polonnaruwa. Venerable Beragama Sumana thero, Principal Mr. Sampath Weragoda, few members of the College Management Committee, few teachers and students took part in this special event.16427365_1256039524473408_8892855417094373610_n 16427660_1256036371140390_5116891740319010168_n16472932_1256048397805854_6594385580465932843_n

Richmond Swimming Meet – 2017

Richmond  College Inter house Swimming Meet  2017 was held on 30th Jan 2017 at the  College Swimming Pool Complex. Though the heavy rain made a little disturbance , the event was started at 3.00 pm. .Renowned Old boy Mr H.U.Kariyawasam , The director -Finance ,Vocational Training Authority , graced the occasion as the chief Guest…Under the supervision of the college principal Mr Sampath Weragoda , College sports section had organized the event in a high standard

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YALE NUS College Asia Pacific Model UN 2017

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