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Matara’s glory at G. C. E. A/L

Dilini Sandunika Palihakkara and Dulani Rathnayake have brought glory to Sujatha Vidyalaya Matara by securing the highest marks in the Bio-Science stream and Commerce stream, respectively, at the General Certificate of Education (G. C. E.) Advanced Level examination held in August,

2017, while Parami Prasadi Ransirini secured the highest marks in the Engineering Technology stream to bring glory to Mahinda Rajapaksa College, Matara.

Dilini Sandunika hails from Dandeniya and is the daughter of Engineer L. P. Palihakkara and H. B. Rupani. She is the granddaughter of retired principal and social worker H. B. Gunasena. Dilini’s younger sibling, Oshidi Tharushima, also a student of Sujatha Vidyalaya, is awaiting the results of the G. C. E. Ordinary Level examination which was held earlier this month. Dilini secured nine A’s to be ranked sixth at the G. C. E. Ordinary Level examination.

Dulani Rasanthika hails from Uda Aparekka, a village a few kilometers away from Dandeniya. She is the daughter of S. A. Gunerathne and K. H. G. Lalitha. Dulani, while being a student of Kokawela MV in Kekunaduara, secured eight As and a B at the G. C. E. Ordinary Level examination to gain admittance to Sujatha.

“It is the guidance and support extended to us by our principal, Hemamala Wanigasinghe, our teachers, tutors, and family that helped us gain the highest marks at the exam,” said Dilini and Dulani.

Parami Prasadi Ransarani, also a resident of Dandeniya, obtained the highest marks from the Engineering Technology stream. Parami had her primary education at Vijitha Central College, Dikwella, and gained admittance to St. Thomas Girls’ School, Matara, by obtaining 139 marks at

the grade five scholarship examination. She passed the G. C. E. Ordinary Level examination with nine As and entered Mahinda Rajapaksa College to pursue studies in the Engineering Technology stream. Parami is the daughter of Thilakasena Hettiarachchi and Ramani Suraweera Arachchi.

She has two younger siblings; Gagana Pivithuru Sachintha, a grade 10 student and Deshan Randulu Sithranjana, who is in grade five.

“I owe my success to my principal, Dulani Renuka, my teachers, tutors, and family” said Parami. 


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