The Department of Examination released the names of students who obtained first, second and third place at the Year-5 Scholarship Examination, today.
The Department stated that three candidates have obtained 196 marks which is the highest in the island.
The three students are Kavinda Unantenna of Gangasiripura Vidyalaya in Gampola, Kavishka Wanigasekera of Malmaduwa Makura Primary School in Kegalle and Melani Wijesinghe of Sri Sumangala Primary School at Ussapitiya in Kegalle.
At the same time, five students have reached the second place by obtaining 195 marks. They are: Oshani Hashinika of Udubaddawa Dhammananda Maha Vidyalaya in Kuliyapitiya, Tharindya Perera of Hiripitiya Primary School in Veyangoda, Nihara Maduhansa of President’s College at Mahara Kadawatha, Vishwa Pathiraja of Pahathgama Roman Catholic Junior School in Hanwella and Dulaj Wijesekera of Udupila Primary School in Delgoda.
Meanwhile, Savidu Aman of Labuduwa Siridamma Vidyalaya in Ambalangoda, Gamidu Sasmitha of P de S Kularathna Vidyalaya in Ambalangoda and Sanjan Abeydeera of Model School in Tangalle have obtained 194 marks to reach the third place in the Year-5 Scholarship Examination.