College Cadet Platoon and Band

Teacher-in-charge: Captain M.A.A. Chandima / Lt. T.D. Darling

The Senior Cadet Platoon of the College participated in many one day camps, weapon training camp, group / company training camp, selection camp, guard of honours and the 6th Battalion assessment camp at the National Cadet Corps Training Centre at Rantambe.

Senior Cadet Platoon presented a guard of honour to the Prime Minister of the democratic socialist republic of Sri Lanka Hon. Ranil Wickramasinghe, the Chief Guest of the 75th Anniversary Exhibition of the College.

This year, the Junior Cadet Platoon also performed well. Grade 7 and 8 students’ regularly participate in practices.

The College Cadet Band performed in many functions such as the Carol Service, Annual Prize Giving and Sports Meet. Also our Cadet Band performed well in the Independence root march organized by the Divisional Secretariat Office of Bandarawela.

The College band also participated in the All Island Band assessment camp at the NCC Training Centre at Rantambe and at the 75th Anniversary guard of honour.

Band company Sergeant Major (CSM) Kaveesha Pahanpriya represented NCC in India.

Senior Cadet PlatoonSenior Cadet Platoon

 

Junior Cadet PlatoonJunior Cadet Platoon

Cadet BandCadet Band

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 was 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 Denzil Darling.

1999 2/Lt T.D.Darling

2/Lt U.P.Navarathna

2/Lt R.M.G.Bandara

2/Lt T.D.Darling

2/Lt TA.Chandima

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