College Cadet Platoon and Band

College Cadet Platoon

Teacher-in-charge: Major M.A.A. Chandima

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

This year the Junior Cadet Platoon was registered and the Cadet Platoon participated in the Junior Cadet Assessment camp at the National Cadet Corps Training Centre at Rantambe.

Platoon Officer Captain M.A.A. Chandima was the Company Commander of the 6th Battalion Assessment Camp and was promoted to the rank of Major.

Band Cadet Platoon

Teacher-in-charge: Major M.A.A. Chandima / Mr. Prabath Wijekoon

The College Cadet Band performed in various functions such as the Carol Service, Annual Prize Giving and Annual Inter House Sports Meet. In addition to College functions the Band participated in the Ranaviru Day Road March held in Bandarawela, The All Island School Relay Carnival in Badulla, “Band the Band” Competition organized by ITN and the “Echoes of the Blues” Band Show competitions.

The College band also participated in the All Island Band assessment camp at the National Cadet Corp Training Centre at Rantambe.

 

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