Top ten scored students of the GCE O/L exam – 2015 met President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat today (Aug. 23).
The President commended the skills of these students and extended his warm congratulation to them.
He presented financial gifts and laptops to the students.
The top scorer, S. Sathsarani Hettiarachchi from Vishaka Girls’ School in Colombo, the second scorer K. K. Samal Punsara from Nalanda College Colombo and the third scorers; R. Maleena Rathnayake from Devi Balika Vidyalaya, R. M. Indeewari Umayanga from Mahamaya Vidyalaya in Kandy and the students who won the places up to ten met the President. The parents of the students also were present at this occasion.
Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam, State Minister V. Radhakrishnan, Secretary to the Education Ministry W. M. Bandusena also were among those participated.
Vashinya Premananth from Colombo International School in Kandy who became the youngest web creator by creating a website at the age of nine also met the President with her parents. She completed her Bachelor of Computer Science Degree at her age of eleven.
President Sirisena who wished her a bright future presented her a gift.