2021 Events: S. Thomas' College, Bandarawela
The staff of S. Thomas’ College, Bandarawela commenced using a touchless face recognition attendance system on November 22nd, 2021. The new, advanced 3D surface imaging technique with 3D Structured Facial Recognition can detect staff members with their face masks. This device has also the ability to recognise the palm of each staff member and was introduced so as to replace the unsafe fingerprint scanner.
The Children's Day 2021 was held online on the 1st of October, 2021. The programme was successfully conducted by the Staff Guild of S. Thomas' College, Bandarawela. Many children expressed their gratitude to the staff for conducting this unique programme.
Nisal Dilushana Thilakarathne of S. Thomas' College, Bandarawela won the Sri Lanka National Online (Novices Division) Chess Championship 2021 of the Sabaragamuwa Province (Open). The championship was held in August 2021. Nisal was unbeaten throughout the entire tournament with an impressive score of 7 out of 7 games.
Sathindu Vidujaya Lankathillake, also of S. Thomas' College, Bandarawela had an outstanding score 6 out of 7 possible games and claimed Silver at the tournament.