Sunday Times (Sri Lanka)
Outstanding University Offers in the USA for The British School in Colombo’s Class of 2020
The British School in Colombo is extremely proud of the Graduating Class of 2020 who have secured undergraduate entry to some of the world’s most respected universities. Embodying the British School’s belief, Opening Minds, Transforming Futures, it is most fitting that we applaud the newest members of our alumni as they prepare for undergraduate study at prestigious institutions.
As we wait for final conditional offers to be confirmed from Australia, Canada, the UK and other destinations in Asia and Europe, we are delighted to announce that the following students have confirmed offers from some of the finest universities in the United States.
As university entry becomes increasingly competitive, we are delighted that the outstanding skills and potential of our soon-to-be undergraduates have been recognized by the awarding of scholarship or similar recognition. BSC congratulates:
Akeel Vitarana (Yale University)
Tireless House Leader, renowned musician and band member, Akeel enters Yale University, in New Haven, Connecticut, one of the most renown universities in the world. He will follow in the footsteps of some most notable of the university’s alumni.
Anuk Jayawardena (Berklee College of Music)
National athlete, chorister, and Prefect, former Deputy House Captain Anuk joins the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. is regarded as the premier and performing arts conservatory in the USA. Anuk follows in the footsteps of its illustrious alumni who have shaped the performance and music industry.
Kavinda Subasinghe (UC Berkeley)
Former Head Prefect, Cricketer, chorister musician, Kavinda looks forward to beginning his undergraduate journey at University of California, Berkeley, one of the most famous and reognisable university’s in the world. He will join a growing number of BSC alumni.
Amandi Thewarathanthri (NYUAD)
Securing an impressive Full Scholarship for her undergraduate degree, Amandi, a dedicated actress, chorister and Prefect, joins New York University’s state of the art institution in Abu Dhabi. This opportunity allows Amandi to study at one of NYU’s other world-wide branches in the course of her degree.
Dillon David (Penn State)
Basketball playing cricketer and Prefect, Dillon will join Penn State, Pennsylvania State University.
Prajesh Sivakaran (Purdue)
Former Prefect Prajesh begins his undergraduate journey at Purdue University, Indiana.
Yenuli Siribaddana (University of South Georgia)
Dedicated orator, MUN delegate, former Games Captain, Prefect and Interact President, Yenuli joins the University of Georgia Southern.
Sara Mehrotra (UC Santa Barbara)
Dedicated orator and debater, former Prefect Sara will join the university of California, Santa Barbara.
Tiasha Godamanna (Northeastern)
Tiasha, a dedicated MUN delegate and former Prefect and joins Northeastern University in Boston, Masachusetts.
Udara Kularatne (Michigan State)
Dedicated chorister, former House Captain and Prefect has been offered a place to study at Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.
We wish our graduates every success in the USA. We look forward to celebrating further successes as details of undergraduate offers elsewhere are released in the weeks ahead.