Rt. Rev. Dr. Winston Fernando SSS has been appointed as the President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference in Sri Lanka.
Rt. Rev. Dr. Valence Mendis has been appointed as the Secretary General of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference in Sri Lanka.
Rev. Fr. Ranjith Andradi, Former Vice Patron (Ex-Officio) completed 25 Years in Priesthood on 26th July 2018
– Sporting World
Mr. Oshadha Fernando made his Test debut for Sri Lanka against South Africa as the 150th Test Cap in Sri Lanka Cricket
For the first time, 3 Sebastianites (Vishwa Fernando, Oshada Fernando and Avishka Fernando) have been selected to the SL National Cricket Squad at the same time.
Mr. Samith Madusanka won the First Place at the Shot Put event, in the Final Selection Trial for the Asian Championship – 2019, held at the Sugathadasa International Stadium on 22nd of March 2019. He achieved a distance of 15.89m which was recorded as a National record.
Mr. Avishka Fernando was included in the ODI squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup- 2019, while Mr. Oshada Fernando was selected as a standby player.
Mr. Sangeeth Cooray was included in the Sri Lanka ‘A’ squad to take part in the cricket tour of India.
Mr. Prasanna Jayawardene has been appointed as ‘Wicket Keeping Coach’ of Sri Lanka Cricket. His role will involve overseeing all wicketkeepers throughout the age ranges up to and including the men’s and women’s T20, ODI and Test Teams.
St. Sebastian’s led by Mr. Romesh Kaluwitharana clinched the Maiden ‘My Dad, My Superstar Cricket Trophy- 2019’.
Mr. Kushan Dias was selected to World University Games for Athletics representing University of Ruhuna.
Mr. Avishka Fernando made his maiden Century at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 during the ODI played against West Indies.
Mr. Rumesh Dananjaya Fernando won the second places of Men’s (Over 20) 400m and 800m events and the 4 x 400m relay in the National Youth Sports Festival 2019, Puttlam District competitions.
– Corporate World
Mr. Thamindra Fernando, the Head of Corporate Business Development at Fair First Insurance topped at this year’s National Sales Congress Awards (NASCO) by taking home the Gold for Territory Manager – General Insurance Category.
Mr. Harsha Fernando has received the MASSCO Award for Business Entrepreneurs.
Mr. Bevan Perera has been promoted as Assistant General Manager in Business Development and Marketing Communications at Fintrex Finance Ltd., (Melsta Regal Finance Ltd).
Mr. Malith Fernando received the highest award ‘The Super Gold Award’ and ‘The Gold Award for the Best Branch Manager’, at the CDB Infinity Awards Ceremony 2019.
Mr. Shehan Fernando received the Silver Award for the best performance in lending at the CDB Infinity Awards Ceremony 2019.
Mr. Dinusha Fernando, Senior Wealth Planner at AIA Insurance achieved MDRT (Million Dollar Round Table) within 3 months’ time in 2018 and participated to the MDRT Global Conference in USA during June 2019.
– Educational Achievements
Mr. Primal Wijesekera successfully completed the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of British Columbia, Canada.
Violin Visharadha Shashika Nilanga successfully completed the Sangeeth Visharada Examination from the Bhatkhande Sangit Vidyapith, Lucknow, India.
Mr. Pawara Soysa successfully completed the Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) in Aeronautical Engineering from the Kazan National Research Technical University, Russia.
Mr. Raveen Arseculerathne successfully completed the Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the Anglia Ruskin University, London School of Commerce, United Kingdom.
Mr. Prasan Ratnayake successfully completed the Bachelor of Science Special – Computational Physics degree with a Second Upper from the University of Colombo.
Mr. Nilanka Peiris successfully completed the Bachelor of Science Special – Statistics with Computer Science degree from the University of Colombo.
Mr. Pasindu Chathuranga Fernando successfully completed the Bachelor of Science – Electronics & IT degree from the University of Colombo.
Mr. Dishan Silva successfully completed the Bachelor of Science Special – Engineering Physics degree from the University of Colombo.
Mr. Yohan Wickramasekara successfully completed the Bachelor of Arts Special – Sociology degree with First Class Honours from the University of Colombo.
Mr. Nilupul Senevirathne who is a student of Wayamba University and has great enthusiasm in innovations was awarded with the National Level for ‘Sahasak Nimawum 2018’ organized by the Sri Lanka Inventors Commission.
Mr. Rajiv Kumaragama successfully completed Air Force Command and Staff Course along with Master’s Degree at Air Force Command College, Beijing, China.
Mr. Dilanka Fernando, a Centre for Cancer Research PhD student from the STAT Cancer Biology laboratory, was awarded a 2019 AACR-Bristol-Myers Squibb Oncology Scholar-in-Training Award. It was presented by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) at its 2019 annual meeting in Atlanta, USA.
– Life Achievements
We congratulate Mr. and Mrs. Raveen Samath, Mr. and Mrs. Mevan Gajadheera, Mr. and Mrs. Rangika Fernando and Mr. and Mrs. George Perera for entering the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony.
Mr. and Mrs. Omar Amarasekara celebrated their Silver Jubilee Wedding Anniversary on 29th January 2019.
Mr. Vishan Lahiru Palliyaralalage is appointed as the Spiritual Coordinator (Colombo Region) of the Sri Lanka University Catholic Students’ Movement, for the year 2019/20.
Leo Randhir Samarasinghe and Leo Malinda Ganewatte, of the Leo Club of Colombo Millennium are selected as the second best Vice President and Immediate Past Club President respectively of the Leo District 306 A1 for the Leoistic year 2018/19, at the Award One District Award Ceremony.
Mr. Suchintha Indukal Jayasekera obtained the “Bravo” Individual Recognition Certificate for his contribution in developing videos for the FIT (Free Independent Travel) department.
Capt. Patrick Jayasinghe has been appointed as the Vice Patron of Sri Lanka Naval Association, CRNVR Association and the Association of Veteran Naval Seafarers. He is also dedicated with a page in the 40th anniversary publication of Sri Lanka Naval Association in appreciation of his services rendered for the Ex-Servicemen.
Mr. Tarzy Raban was appointed as the President of SEBS In UAE.
Mr. Jayashantha Fernando, our Old Boy and Athletic Coach cum Master-in-charge, is selected by the Piliyandala Educational Zone to train the newly recruited 25 Physical Training Instructors of the Piliyandala Educational Zone, in the field of Athletics.
Leo Malinda Ganewatte sworn in as the Multiple District Project Chairman for District 306 A1
Leo Randhir Samarasinghe sworn in as the President of the Leo Club of Colombo Millennium for the Leoistic year 2019/2020.