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Sunday, 11 October 2009





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Colours Awards at Mahamaya Girls College, Kandy

Welcome to the school... The Principal of Mahamaya Girls College Mrs. Indra Vithanachchi (left) receives chief guest Mr. Gotabhaya Rajapakse - Secretary of Defence, Public Security, Law and Order. The Deputy Principal Mrs. Asoka Dissanayake and Mr. Pujitha Jayasundera, DIG (CP) are also in the picture.

SPORTS AWARDS: Ayeshani Weerakkody, who led Sri Lanka Women's Hockey Team to China and Shamalka Anandagoda - a National Champion in Athletics were selected as the 'Best Sportswomen' of the Year at the annual Colours Awards ceremony of Mahamaya Girls College, Kandy.

The awards ceremony was held under the patronage of Mr. Gotabhaya Rajapaksa - the Secretary of Defence, Public Security, Law and Order, Mr. Pujitha Jayasundera, DIG (CP) and Mrs. Leisha de Silva Chandrasena - Chairperson of Telecom-Mobitel were the guests of honour.

The awards ceremony was held at the college auditorium.The 'Pahana' Award which is the highest award presented, was awarded to 12 students and certificates of merit were given to over 250 students. Colours were awarded to 61 students of the school. The 'Pahana' Award were awarded to the following students:

Chess: Anjana Perera

Netball: Thilini Bandara and Madavi Weeratunge.

Cadeting: Cpl., Udyakanthi B. P. H.; Cpl. Bandara K. N., Lns Cpl. Hansamalie, H. P. G. K. S., Cdt. Dayaratne H. R. M. G. K., Cdt. Wijewardena G. G. R.C., Cdt. de Alwis, D. D. A. A.

Best Performance (Swimming): Hasanie Weeratunge, Madhavi Weeratunge, Sunethra Wijeratne and Lumbini Ambewela in Chess. Best Sportswomen of the Year: Ayeshani Weerakkody and Shamalka Anandagoda.

One of the Best Sportswomen... Shamalka Anandagoda - one of the Best Sportswomen with all her medals. Ayeshani Weerakkody - the other Best Sportswoman was absent. Certificate of Merit for swimming... Imesha Malalasekera(left) receives it from Guest of Honour Mrs. Leisha de Silva Chandrasena - Chairperon, Sri Lanka Telecom-Mobitel. Medal for swimming... Thilini Tennakoon receives medal from Guest of Honour Pujith Jayasundera, DIG, Central Province.

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