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.
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