Inter House Aquatic Meet of Richmond College was held on 31 of January 2019 at the school Swimming Pool Complex as one of the dignified events of the Richmond calendar in parallel to Inter House Sport Meet . Director of Sport in Southern Province and the Secretary to National School Swimming Association Mr. Krishan Duminda graced this occasion as the Chief Guest.
Nadith Jayawardana is awarded as the best swimmer of the Richmond College under senior category while Tharindu Addithya de Silva won the award under junior category for the year of 2019.
Darrel House won the champions trophy by receiving 199 points,by receiving 97 points Small House became the first Runner up, Sneath House baged 87 points and became the 2nd Runner up while Langdon House became the fourth place by receiving 80 points in the Aquatic meet of 2019.
Prefects’ Investiture of 2019 was recently held in the college Sneeth Ground under the auspice of the principal of Richmond College Mr. Sampath Weragoda. The most senior prefect Thilina Mendis has been appointed as the head prefect for the year of 2019 and Maneth Pathirana is appointed as the secretary. Raveesha Vikum, Thinupa Wijesekara and Thanura Weerasinge are the newly appointed Treasurer, Assistant secretary and Assistant Treasurer for the year of 2019 respectively.
Following Prefects have been elevated to the position of most senior prefects for year of 2019
- Janith Sandaruwam
- Oshan Gunawardana
- Poorna Kavishka
- Praveen Lahiru
- Lahiru Akalanka
- Supun Sandamal
- Akalanka Abewickrama
- Chamodh Isuru
- Tharusha Dilshan
- Pasindu Aluthwala
- Heshan Liyanege
- Ishara Kudagama
- Osura Abeygunawardana
- Geeth Gagana
Including two Richmondites, Chamindu Surath LIyange who excelled the second in All Island and first in district from physical science stream and Shanuka Komalage who became the 13th in All Island and first in district from the biology stream, 393 candidates are able to get through the university entry among 552 candidates by giving the glory and honour to mother Richmond. Moreover Richmond College was able to achieve the excellent academic results in year of 2018,surpassing all other schools in Southern province,carrying ten Richmondites to commendable positions in the district.
- Chamindu Surath Liyange 1st Physical science stream
- Shanuka Komalage 1st Physical science stream
- Thilina Aalagiyawanna 2nd Physical science stream
- Lahiru Viduranga 2nd Commerce stream
- Gunawardana Liyange 4th Biology stream
- Kavindu Nirmana Weerasinghe 4th Physical science stream
- Praveen Sachithra 5th Biology stream
- Duvishka Kavinda 5th Physical science stream
- Keshawa Daluwatta 7th Biology stream
- Kavindu Ramesh 8th common subjects stream
All together sixty eight Richmonddites are able to keep their positions in the best of hundred in their respective subject streams in the district
- Biology stream – 18
- Physical science stream -37
- Commerce stream -6
- Common subject stream 7
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.
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.
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.
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%.
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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.