Grade five scholarship exams results were released yesterday.
According to the grade 5 scholarship examination results island wide first place was been secured by Sithija Niran Samarawickrama from the Urugamuwa Methodist Junior School obtaining 196 marks.
Ruwanya Methmini Gunasekara from Kuliyapitiya Assaduma Subarathi Vidyalaya and Kokuladasan Abhishikan of the Vavuniya Rambekulam Central College have obtained 195 marks to secure the 2nd place.
The Department of Examinations noted that there are nine 3rd places.
Accordingly Nadini Sadesna Rajapaksa of the Kegalle- Dedigama primary school, Thejana Kausith Wijekoon from the Kuliyapitiya Asseduma Subharathi Junior School, Nethmi Subodhini from the Ibbagamuwa Adarsha Madya Vidyalaya, Udayarajan Koshikan from Trincomalee R.K.M Sri Koneshwara Hindu College and Senith Dilwan Rajapaksa from the Giriulla Wickramasheela Central College have secured 3rd place.
In addition Inesh Dulanjana Chandrasiri from the Chilaw- Joseph Was College, Lisadhi Imethma Handapangoda from the Kalutara- Horana Royal College, Rehara Binoli Miskin from the Kaduwela- Bomriya Munidasa Kumaratunga Junior School and Umashankar Jayeni from the Jaffna- Hindu Primary School have secured 3rd place obtaining 194 marks.
Gokuladasan Abhishikan from Vavuniya- Ranbekulam Maha Vidyalaya
Methmini Gunasekara from Kuliyapitiya- Aswedduma Subharathi Vidyalaya