Archive for March 7th, 2011

Eighteen year old Sarith Bandara a proud product of Trinity College Kandy has done his school and the city of Kandy proud by winning the title of the Spellmaster, the all island schools spelling competition which started off with 2000 students from 400 schools, which was not an easy feat, although he always seemed to maintain his composure. Sarith said he had no expectations when he first took part in  [ Read More ]

He was more than a Teacher

Kandy mourned the death of Leo Devendra a prominent social welfare and religious worker. After suffering a severe heart attack he passed away on February 24, 2010 at the age of 79. His cremation took place the following day in the presence of a large gathering including about 200 Buddhist monks.Leo began his education at Trinity College, Kandy, where his father D A Devendra was the mathematics teacher in the  [ Read More ]

It is a year since the passing away of Gilbert Paranagama. That date cannot be allowed to pass without recalling the life and example of this model citizen, pioneer private sector leader and great old Trinitian. A few years ago in that impressive architectural creation, the Trinity Chapel, paying a tribute to all old boys who had passed away, I said, “Old Trinitians, like old soldiers, never die. They live  [ Read More ]

Trinity College, Kandy, fielding one of the strongest combinations in schools this season having already recorded seven successive outright victories, the last being a thrilling win over Wesley College are bound for greater heights.   Led by all rounder and cricket lion Akila Jayasundera they have carried everything before them this season having beaten Vidyartha College. Kingswood College, St. Sylvester’s College, Nalanda College, Thurstan College St. Peter’s and Wesley College.  [ Read More ]

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