How a first and second ranker attended school today
Bumith Methmula Withanage of Piliyandala Somaweera Chandrasiri Vidyalaya who claimed first position at this year' grade 5 scholarship examination had after receiving blessings of the teachers and then meeting his friends expressed his ideas to the media. "I am really happy ... I never thought ... I couldn't believe that I would become the first". He clinched 199 marks at thisexamination.
Senuji Akithma Hettiaarachchi studying at Minuwangoda Reggie Ranatunga school happened claim 198 marks and rank second and when she attended school today she expressed her ideas in this manner: "I studied at the time I had to study. I played at the time I had to play. When I had to attend to home-work ... I did it. I was able to display my abilities under the guidance of my parents, teachers as well as the lady principal. All of them were a great strength to me. I read a lot of books. When I am not studying ... what I did was read books. That too became a big help to me to achieve this victory".