College Cadet Platoon and Band

Teachers-in-charge: Capt. M.A.A. Chandima / Lt. T.D. Darling

The Cadet Platoon plays a prominent role in the school calendar as their services are required in most functions of the College.

Apart from this, they are also regarded as one of the best in the region, winning a number of competitions held during the year.

The Band actively takes part in College functions and represents the College in Band Camps.

 

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History of the College Band

1978 - The beginning of the College Western Band

1997 - Up to 1997, the band was a college band

1998 - Registered as a Cadet Band in the National Cadet Corps
The first 3 band cadets of our college
W.C. Rathnayake
R.V.S. Amarasekara
G.V. Joseph

1998 - Attended first Band Camp and placed 12th
Sergeant W.C.Rathnayake

1999 - Attended first Band Camp and placed 14th
Sergeant S.B. Bamunuarachchi

2000 - Sergeant W.Wijekoon

2001 - Attended first Band Camp and placed 11th
Sergeant G.V.Joseph

2002 - Attended first Band Camp and placed 13th
S.K.Salinda

2003 - Attended first Band Camp and placed 16th
J.N.Akmeemana

2004 - Attended first Band Camp and placed 13th
R.P.Lamaheva

2005 - Attended first Band Camp and placed 10th
C.S.Kariyavasam

2006 - Attended first Band Camp and placed 13th
I.S.Weerasinghe

Badulla District Band Competition 2006 Champions

2006 All Island Best Band Master: Mr. G.V.Joseph

Platoon Officers from 1998 – 2006

The main person to commence the Cadet band was 2/Lt Mr. Denzil Darling

1999 Mr. T.D.Darling 2/Lt
Mr. U.P.Navarathna 2/Lt
Mr. R.M.G.Bandara 2/Lt
Mr. T.D.Darling 2/Lt
Mr. TA.Chandima 2/Lt

P/O Mr. G.V. Joseph 2006-2011