79TH ANNUAL INTER HOUSE ATHLETIC MEET - 2018


The 79th Annual Inter House Athletic Meet of St. Peter's College, Colombo 04 was held with much glamour and splendour on the 2nd of February, 2018 at the College grounds commencing at 1.00 pm.


Mr. Sunil Jayaweera, the Special Advisor for Sports and Physical Education, to the Ministry of Education graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.


The Six Houses of the College competed intensely to clinch the Championship Shield.


The Houses are as follows


Anthony

Arthur

Basil

Maurice

Nicholas

Peter


Athletes from the six houses took part actively and enthusiastically in the Track and Field events of the 79th Inter House Athletic Meet for the academic year 2018.


Mr. Sunil Jayaweera in his address said that St. Peter's College, Colombo 04 is a prestigious school in Sri Lanka that has produced nationally and internationally renowned sportsmen. While congratulating the winners he urged the sportsmen to develop their competencies to their fullest potential and bring glory to their 'Alma Mater' and honour to their Mother Land Sri Lanka.


Rev. Fr. Trevor Martin, the Rector of St. Peter's College, Colombo 04 expressed his overwhelming gratitude and appreciation to Rev. Fr. Thilina Pathum the Sports Co-ordinator, Mr. Sanath Chinthaka the Sports Secretary, Mr. Priyadarshana Cooray the Master in Charge of Athletics, Mr. Dhanushka Thirimanne and Mr. Manoj Ratnayake the Assistant Masters in Charge of Athletics for tirelessly working hard in a selfless manner for the success of the 79th Annual Inter House Athletic Meet for the academic year 2018.


Rev. Fr. Rector highlighted the renaissance in 'Peterite Athletics', and forecasted that in the future, St. Peter's College will not only be able to produce Champion athletes but also bring home many important Championships. He especially thanked Mr. I. D. Premasiri the Senior Coach, Mr. Tony Prasanna the Throwing Coach, Mr. Sanath Gunarathne the Junior Coach and Mr. Manjula Kumara the Jumping Coach for investing time, energy and resources for the remarkable development of athletics at St. Peter's College, Colombo 04.


Rev. Fr. Rector expressed his sincere gratitude to the Tutorial Staff, the House Masters and their Deputies, Master Jeramy Stanislaus the College Athletic Captain, Master Tishan Fernando the College Deputy Athletic Captain, the House Captains and their Deputies, the House Athletic Captains and their Deputies, the Prefects, the Stewards, the Cadets, the Scouts, the Western Band, the Old Boys, the Athletic Foundation, the parents, the sponsors, the athletes and all who generously and magnanimously lent a heart and lent a hand in a 'Big' or 'Small' way to the successful completion of the 79th Annual Inter House Athletic Meet of St. Peter's College, Colombo 04 for the academic year 2018.



Rev. Fr. Rector on behalf of the entire Peterite family graciously thanked Mr. Sunil Jayaweera, the Special Advisor for Sports and Physical Education to the Ministry of Education, in spite of his busy schedule, for consenting to be the Chief Guest of the 79th Annual Inter House Athletic Meet of St. Peter's College, Colombo 04 for the academic year 2018.


The Chief Guest, Mr. Sunil Jayaweera the Special Advisor for Sports and Physical Education to the Ministry of Education, together with Rev. Fr. Trevor Martin, the Rector of St. Peter's College, Colombo 04, amidst much jubilation and celebration presented the Dr. E. A. Cooray, Inter House Athletic Championship Shield to Anthony House who emerged Champions of the 79th Annual Inter House Athletic Meet of St. Peter's College, Colombo 04 for the academic year 2018.



More images


Featured Posts
Recent Posts
Archive
  • Wix Facebook page