Sandaru Tathsara Balahewa of the Mahinda College Galle has scored 198 marks and became the first in the year-5 scholarship examination held this year.
The Examination Department stated that there are 3 second places and 5 third places as well.
Sandaru Tathsara Balahewa speaking to our news team said that his ambition is to become a surgeon in the future.
Kavindya Gimhani of the Godagama Subharathi Vidyalaya scored 196 marks to claim a second place in the year-5 scholarship examination.
Jinali Vidu Lanka Munasinghe of the Hettimulla Bandaranayake Primary School in Kegalle also scored 196 marks to claim a second place.
Meanwhile Heshan Chanuka Dharmarathna of Karagastalawa Vidyalaya in Belihul Oya also scored 196 marks to claim a second place in the year-5 scholarship examination this year.
Meanwhile Tamidu Swarna de Silva of the Dharmasoka Vidyalaya in Ambalangoda, Shenuka Dulanjana of the Teraputta Primary School in Ambalantota, and Nuransi Roneth of the Vidyakara Primary School in Opanayake have obtained 195 marks each and claimed 3rd place in the examination.
Other two students who obtained 195 marks to become the 3rd place are Isura Kelum Kumara of Asvedduma Subharathi Primary School in Kuliyapitiya and Sajani Sadisna of Vishaka Girls’ School in Kuliyapitiya.
Meanwhile the Examination Department says that application for scrutinizing of the year-5 scholarship should be sent to the department before 15th of this month.