Pramod - talented basketball player
Pramod Weerasinghe of St. Benedict's College is a young talented
basketball player having started his career in grade four.
He produced his best performance at the recently concluded inter
school under 15 Basket ball tournament.
Pramod put up a splendid performance to help St. Benedict's College
emerge champions in this tournament.
In the first match St. Benedicts College beat St. Sebastian's College
Moratuwa (84-61) and Pramod scored 17 points. In the second match St.
Benedicts College beat Maris Stela College Negombo (92-58) and Pramod
scored 19 points.
He also had a good outing against Colombo International School (17),
St. Joseph College Maradana (20) and Royal College Colombo (11) points
in the tournament.
Pramod is currently studying in grade 10 for his GCE Ordinary Level
Examination and was selected as the best basketball player during the
previous under 15 basketball tournament.
This tournament was organized by Sri Lanka Schools Basket ball
Association. He is also looking forward to his big moment and to
represent the Sri Lanka National team in the near feature.
Pramod is grateful to his coach Festus Perera and Asanga Perera for
helping him to improve his standard during the past few years.
His father (Gamini Weerasinghe) is an Executive Chef at Lanka
Hospitals, his mother (Shamali De Silva) is a house wife and he has one
sister (Shanelka Weerasinghe).
He is thankful to Rev. Brother Granville Perera (Principal), Tharaka
Silva (Master in Charge), Festus Perera and Asanga Perera (coaches) and